# 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.

Li, X, Lin, L, and Lu, J. "PEXSI-$Σ$: A Green's function embedding method for Kohn-Sham density functional theory." Open Access Copy

Lu, J, and Steinerberger, S. "Detecting localized eigenstates of linear operators." Open Access Copy

Chen, K, Li, Q, Lu, J, and Wright, SJ. "Random Sampling and Efficient Algorithms for Multiscale PDEs.".

Lin, L, Lu, J, and Vanden-Eijnden, E. "A Mathematical Theory of Optimal Milestoning (with a Detour via Exact Milestoning) (Published online)." *Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics*.
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Li, Y, and Lu, J. "Bold Diagrammatic Monte Carlo in the Lens of Stochastic Iterative Methods." Open Access Copy

Lu, J, Watson, AB, and Weinstein, MI. "Dirac operators and domain walls.".

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

Lu, J, and Steinerberger, S. "Riesz Energy on the Torus: Regularity of Minimizers." Open Access Copy

Chen, H, Lu, J, and Ortner, C. "Thermodynamic Limit of Crystal Defects with Finite Temperature Tight Binding(Published online)." *Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis*.
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Khoo, Y, Lu, J, and Ying, L. "Efficient construction of tensor ring representations from sampling." Open Access Copy