# Jianfeng Lu

- Associate Professor of Mathematics
- Associate Professor of Chemistry (Secondary)
- Associate Professor of Physics (Secondary)

**External address:**242 Physics Bldg, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

**Internal office address:**Mathematics Department, Duke University, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708

**Phone:**(919) 660-2875

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### Research Areas and Keywords

##### Analysis

##### Computational Mathematics

##### Mathematical Physics

##### PDE & Dynamical Systems

##### Physical Modeling

##### Probability

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Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics, theoretical chemistry, materials science and other related fields.

More specifically, his current research focuses include:

Electronic structure and many body problems; quantum molecular dynamics; multiscale modeling and analysis; rare events and sampling techniques.

Delgadillo, R, Lu, J, and Yang, X. "Frozen Gaussian approximation for high frequency wave propagation in periodic media." Open Access Copy

Lu, J, and Wang, Z. "The full configuration interaction quantum Monte Carlo method in the lens of inexact power iteration."

Lin, L, Lu, J, and Vanden-Eijnden, E. "A Mathematical Theory of Optimal Milestoning (with a Detour via Exact Milestoning)." Open Access Copy

Lu, J, and Vanden-Eijnden, E. "Methodological and computational aspects of parallel tempering methods in the infinite swapping limit."

Chen, K, Li, Q, Lu, J, and Wright, SJ. "Randomized sampling for basis functions construction in generalized finite element methods."

Lu, J, and Spiliopoulos, K. "Analysis of multiscale integrators for multiple attractors and irreversible Langevin samplers." Open Access Copy

Du, Q, Li, XH, Lu, J, and Tian, X. "A quasinonlocal coupling method for nonlocal and local diffusion models." Open Access Copy

Chen, H, Lu, J, and Ortner, C. "Thermodynamic Limit of Crystal Defects with Finite Temperature Tight Binding." Open Access Copy

Liu, J-G, Lu, J, Margetis, D, and Marzuola, JL. "Asymmetry in crystal facet dynamics of homoepitaxy by a continuum model." Open Access Copy

Dai, S, Li, B, and Lu, J. "Convergence of Phase-Field Free Energy and Boundary Force for Molecular Solvation (Published online)." *Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis*.
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