- Professor of Mathematics
- Associate Professor of Physics (Secondary)
- Associate Professor of Chemistry (Secondary)
- Associate Professor in Physics (Secondary)
Research Areas and Keywords
electronic structure models, calculus of variations, semiclassical analysis
electronic structure models, multiscale modeling and simulations, numerical analysis, rare events simulation, computational physics, time-frequency analysis, fast algorithms, stochastic numerical methods, kinetic equations, nonlinear Schrodinger equations, quantum chemistry, computational statistical mechanics, optimization, high frequency wave propagation
electronic structure models, quantum chemistry, kinetic theory, quantum information
PDE & Dynamical Systems
multiscale modeling and simulations, numerical analysis, calculus of variations, kinetic equations, Schroedinger equations
electronic structure models, multiscale modeling and simulations, rare events simulation, computational physics, kinetic equations, nonlinear Schroedinger equations, quantum chemistry, computational statistical mechanics
rare events simulation, computational statistical mechanics, stochastic numerical methods
Signals, Images & Data
time-frequency analysis, fast algorithms, optimization, applied harmonic analysis
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.
Lu, Jianfeng, and Stefan Steinerberger. Riesz Energy on the Torus: Regularity of Minimizers. Open Access Copy
Lin, Lin, et al. “Multipole representation of the Fermi operator with application to the electronic structure analysis of metallic systems.” Physical Review B, vol. 79, no. 11, American Physical Society (APS). Crossref, doi:10.1103/physrevb.79.115133. Full Text Open Access Copy
Khoo, Yuehaw, et al. Efficient construction of tensor ring representations from sampling. Open Access Copy
Li, Yingzhou, and Jianfeng Lu. Optimal Orbital Selection for Full Configuration Interaction (OptOrbFCI): Pursuing Basis Set Limit under Budget.