# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Huang, H, Liu, J-G, and Lu, J. "Learning interacting particle systems: diffusion parameter estimation for aggregation equations." Open Access Copy

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