Jianfeng Lu


Associate Professor of Mathematics

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.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • Associate Professor of Physics

Contact Information:

  • Office Phone: (919) 660-2875
  • Email Address: jianfeng@math.duke.edu
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  • Ph.D. Princeton University, 2009

Courses Taught:

  • MATH 356: Elementary Differential Equations
  • MATH 393: Research Independent Study
  • MATH 493: Research Independent Study
  • MATH 563: Applied Computational Analysis
  • MATH 631: Real Analysis
  • MATH 635: Functional Analysis
  • MATH 790-90: Minicourse in Advanced Topics
  • MATH 799: Special Readings

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