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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. Lu, J; Steinerberger, S, Optimal Trapping for Brownian Motion: a Nonlinear Analogue of the Torsion Function, Potential Analysis, vol. 54 no. 4 (April, 2021), pp. 687-698 [doi[abs]
  2. Thicke, K; Watson, AB; Lu, J, Computing edge states without hard truncation, Siam Journal on Scientific Computing, vol. 43 no. 2 (March, 2021), pp. B323-B353 [doi[abs]
  3. Stubbs, KD; Watson, AB; Lu, J, Iterated projected position algorithm for constructing exponentially localized generalized Wannier functions for periodic and nonperiodic insulators in two dimensions and higher, Physical Review B, vol. 103 no. 7 (February, 2021) [doi[abs]
  4. Lu, J; Otto, F, Optimal Artificial Boundary Condition for Random Elliptic Media, Foundations of Computational Mathematics (January, 2021) [doi[abs]
  5. Han, J; Lu, J; Zhou, M, Solving high-dimensional eigenvalue problems using deep neural networks: A diffusion Monte Carlo like approach, Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 423 (December, 2020) [doi[abs]
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