- 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.
E, W, and Lu, J. "Electronic structure of smoothly deformed crystals: Cauchy-born rule for the nonlinear tight-binding model." Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 63.11 (November 2010): 1432-1468. Full Text
E, W, Li, T, and Lu, J. "Localized bases of eigensubspaces and operator compression." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107.4 (January 4, 2010): 1273-1278. Full Text
Lin, L, Lu, J, Ying, L, and Weinan, E. "Pole-Based approximation of the Fermi-Dirac function." Chinese Annals of Mathematics, Series B 30.6 (November 2009): 729-742. Full Text Open Access Copy
Lin, L, Lu, J, Car, R, and E, W. "Multipole representation of the Fermi operator with application to the electronic structure analysis of metallic systems." Physical Review B 79.11 (March 2009). Full Text Open Access Copy
Lin, L, Lu, J, Ying, L, Car, R, and E, W. "Fast algorithm for extracting the diagonal of the inverse matrix with application to the electronic structure analysis of metallic systems." Commun. Math. Sci. 7 (2009): 755-777.
Garcia-Cervera, CJ, Ren, W, Lu, J, and E, W. "Sequential multiscale modelling using sparse representation." Commun. Comput. Phys. 4 (2008): 1025-1033.
E, W, and Lu, J. "The Elastic Continuum Limit of the Tight Binding Model*." Chinese Annals of Mathematics, Series B 28.6 (December 2007): 665-676. Full Text
E, W, García-Cervera, CJ, and Lu, J. "A sub-linear scaling algorithm for computing the electronic structure of materials." Communications in Mathematical Sciences 5.4 (2007): 999-1026. Full Text
E, W, and Lu, J. "Seamless multiscale modeling via dynamics on fiber bundles." Communications in Mathematical Sciences 5.3 (2007): 649-663. Full Text
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. Full Text