Postdoctoral Researcher

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Patrick Lestrange

Department of Chemistry
University of Washington
311C Bagley Hall
Seattle, WA 98195-1700
Email: plestran@uw.edu

Education

  • 2017 Ph.D. Chemistry University of Washington
  • 2014 M.S. Chemistry University of Washington
  • 2012 B.S. Chemistry York College of Pennsylvania

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 ACS: Chemical Computing Group Research Excellence Award
  • 2016 Scan|Design Foundation: Independent Study Fellowship
  • 2015-2016 UW Department of Chemistry: Alma Mater Travel Award
  • 2015 UW Clean Energy Institute: Graduate Student Travel Award
  • 2015 UW Clean Energy Institute: Graduate Student Fellowship
  • 2014-2015 UW Department of Chemistry: Graduate Student Merit Fellowship
  • 2014 UW Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation: Graduate Student Travel Award
  • 2014 NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
  • 2013 NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
  • 2012 UW Department of Chemistry: Benton Seymour Rabinovitch Endowed Fellowship in Chemistry
  • 2012 York College of Pennsylvania: Outstanding Chemistry Major

Publications

  1. J. J. Goings, P. J. Lestrange, X. Li, Real-Time Time-dependent Electronic Structure Theory,” WIREs Comput. Mol. Sci., 2017, e1341 DOI:10.1002/wcms.1341.
  2. P. J. Lestrange, M. R. Hoffmann, X. Li, “Time-dependent Con figuration Interaction using the Graphical Unitary Group Approach: Nonlinear Electric Properties,” Adv. Quantum Chem., 2017, DOI:10.1016/bs.aiq.2017.06.003.
  3. D. B. Lingerfelt, P. J. Lestrange, J. J. Radler, S. E. Brown-Xu, P. Kim, F. N. Castellano, L. X. Chen, X. Li, “Can Excited State Electronic Coherence be Tuned via Molecular Structural Modification? A First-Principles Quantum Electronic Dynamics Study of Pyrazolate-Bridged Pt(II) Dimers,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121, 1932-1939.
  4. L. X. Chen, M. L. Shelby, P. J. Lestrange, N. E. Jackson, K. Haldrup, M. W. Mara, A. B. Stickrath, D. Zhu, H. Lemke, M. Chollet, B. M. Hoffman, X. Li, “Imaging Ultrafast Excited State Pathways in Transition Metal Complexes by X-ray Transient Absorption and Scattering using X-ray Free Electron Laser Source,” Farad. Discuss., 2016, 194, 639-658.
  5. M. L. Shelby, P. J. Lestrange, N. E. Jackson, K. Haldrup, M. W. Mara, A. B. Stickrath, D. Zhu, H. Lemke, B. M. Hoffman, X. Li, L. X. Chen, “Ultrafast Excited State Relaxation of a Metalloporphyrin Revealed by Femtosecond X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 8752.
  6. P. J. Lestrange, F. Egidi, X. Li, “The Consequences of Improperly Describing Oscillator Strengths Beyond the Electric Dipole Approximation,” J. Chem. Phys., 2015, 143, 234103.
  7. B. Peng, P. J. Lestrange, J. J. Goings, M. Caricato, X. Li, “Energy-Specific Equation-of-Motion Coupled-Cluster Methods for High-Energy Excited States: Application to K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy,” J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2015, 11, 4146.
  8. P. J. Lestrange, P. D. Nguyen, X. Li, “Calibration of Energy-Specific TDDFT for Modeling K-edge XAS Spectra of Light Elements,” J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2015, 11, 2994.
  9. P. J. Lestrange, B. Peng, F. Ding, G. W. Trucks, M. J. Frisch, X. Li, “Density of States Guided Møller-Plesset Perturbation Theory,” J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2014, 10, 1910.