Micheline Soley


Graduate Student in Chemical Physics
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA


Harvard University                                                            Yale University

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
PhD in Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry Concentration: Theoretical Chemistry, GPA 4.00
Yale University, New Haven, CT, May 2013
Intensive Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Music, Magna Cum Laude, Distinction in Both Majors
  • Intensive Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Music, GPA 3.95, Chemistry GPA 4.00
  • Chemistry Concentration: Theoretical Chemistry
  • Music Concentration: Classical Guitar, Jazz Piano, Soprano Voice
Lexington High School, Lexington, MA, June 2009
  • High School Diploma, GPA 4.15 on 4.0 Scale
ボストン日本語学校 (Japanese Language School of Greater Boston), Medford, MA, March 2009
  • Japanese Government High School Diploma, 答辞 (Valedictorian)


  • Tunneling, Dynamical Tunneling, and Flux
  • Double Replacement Reactions and Ultracold Molecular Chemistry
  • Optical Control: Molecular Switches
  • Quantum Optimal Control Optimization (QuOCO)
  • Comparison of Downhill Simplex Optimization and the Diffeomorphic Modulation under Observable-Response-Preserving Homotopy (D-MORPH) Algorithms
  • Optimal Control
  • Wigner Transform Formulation of Quantum Dynamics