# Jianfeng Lu Awarded the 2017 IMA Prize in Mathematics and its Applications

The 2017 IMA Prize in Mathematics and its Applications has been awarded to Jianfeng Lu, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University, with secondary appointments in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics.

Lu received this recognition for his many contributions in applied analysis, computational mathematics, and applied probability, in particular for problems from physics, chemistry, and material sciences. The unique strength of his research is to combine advanced mathematical analysis and algorithmic tools with a deep understanding of problems from science and engineering.

https://ima.umn.edu/press-room/ima-prize-winner-2017