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Research Interests for Jianfeng Lu

Research Interests:

Mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from
computational physics, theoretical chemistry, materials science and others.

More specifically:
Electronic structure and many body problems;
Multiscale modeling and analysis; and
Rare events and sampling techniques.

Areas of Interest:

Applied Mathematics
Partial Differential Equations
Numerical Analysis
Scientific Computing

Recent Publications
  1. Niu, X; Luo, T; Lu, J; Xiang, Y, Dislocation climb models from atomistic scheme to dislocation dynamics, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 99 (February, 2017), pp. 242-258 [doi]
  2. Mendl, CB; Lu, J; Lukkarinen, J, Thermalization of oscillator chains with onsite anharmonicity and comparison with kinetic theory, Physical review. E, vol. 94 no. 6 (December, 2016) [doi]
  3. Yu, TQ; Lu, J; Abrams, CF; Vanden-Eijnden, E, Multiscale implementation of infinite-swap replica exchange molecular dynamics., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol. 113 no. 42 (October, 2016), pp. 11744-11749 [abs]
  4. Lu, J; Zhou, Z, Improved sampling and validation of frozen Gaussian approximation with surface hopping algorithm for nonadiabatic dynamics., Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 145 no. 12 (September, 2016), pp. 124109 [doi[abs]
  5. Li, X; Lu, J, Traction boundary conditions for molecular static simulations, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol. 308 (August, 2016), pp. 310-329 [doi]
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