- 2014 M.S. Chemistry University of Washington
- 2012 B.S. Chemistry York College of Pennsylvania
Awards and Honors
- 2015 UW Clean Energy Institute: Graduate Student Travel Award
- 2015 UW Clean Energy Institute: Graduate Student Fellowship
- 2014-2015 UW: Graduate Student Merit Fellowship
- 2014 UW Graduate School Fund for Excellence & Innovation: Graduate Student Travel Award
- 2014 NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
- 2013 NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention
- 2012 UW: Benton Seymour Rabinovitch Endowed Fellowship in Chemistry
- 2012 York College of Pennsylvania: Outstanding Chemistry Major
- 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.
- 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.