# 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.

E, W, and Lu, J. "Seamless multiscale modeling via dynamics on fiber bundles." *Communications in Mathematical Sciences* 5.3 (2007): 649-663.
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E, W, and Lu, J. "The continuum limit and QM-continuum approximation of quantum mechanical models of solids." *Communications in Mathematical Sciences* 5.3 (2007): 679-696.
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E, W, Lu, J, and Yang, JZ. "Uniform accuracy of the quasicontinuum method." *Physical Review B* 74.21 (December 2006).
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Lu, J, and Otto, F. "An isoperimetric problem with Coulomb repulsion and attraction to a background nucleus." Open Access Copy

Cai, Z, and Lu, J. "A Quantum Kinetic Monte Carlo Method for Quantum Many-body Spin Dynamics." Open Access Copy

Cai, Z, and Lu, J. "A Surface Hopping Gaussian Beam Method for High-Dimensional Transport Systems." Open Access Copy

Yang, H, and Lu, J. "Phase Space Sketching for Crystal Image Analysis based on Synchrosqueezed Transforms." Open Access Copy

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