- Associate Professor of Mathematics
- Associate Professor of Chemistry (Secondary)
- Associate Professor of Physics (Secondary)
Research Areas and Keywords
PDE & Dynamical Systems
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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.
Lu, Jianfeng, and Zhennan Zhou. Continuum limit and preconditioned Langevin sampling of the path integral molecular dynamics.
Chen, Ziang, et al. Approximate Tensor Ring Decomposition.
Lu, Jianfeng, et al. Approximating Pointwise Products of Laplacian Eigenfunctions.
Lu, Yulong, et al. Accelerating Langevin Sampling with Birth-death.
Khoo, Yuehaw, et al. Solving for high dimensional committor functions using artificial neural networks.
Cai, Zhenning, et al. Inchworm Monte Carlo method for open quantum systems.
Agazzi, Andrea, and Jianfeng Lu. Temporal-difference learning for nonlinear value function approximation in the lazy training regime.
Lu, Jianfeng, and Haizhao Yang. Preconditioning Orbital Minimization Method for Planewave Discretization. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Open Access Copy