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Jianfeng Lu

Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics Department, Duke University, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
242 Physics Bldg, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours By email appointments  


Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics, theoretical chemistry, materials science, machine learning, and other related fields.

More specifically, his current research focuses include:
High dimensional PDEs; generative models and sampling methods; control and reinforcement learning; electronic structure and many body problems; quantum molecular dynamics; multiscale modeling and analysis.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Mathematics · 2020 - Present Mathematics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Chemistry · 2016 - Present Chemistry, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Physics · 2023 - Present Physics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Princeton University · 2009 Ph.D.