Bonfire at Geoff’s!

We had a fun evening at Geoff’s having a bonfire and eating pizza. Thanks for having us over Geoff!

That’s a good fire you got going there, Geoff!

“Kromar” and friends

Enjoying the fire and good company

Geoff prepares to warm his pizza over the fire.

good times with good labmates

Enjoying the warm fire on a chilly evening.

Will it work????

Good luck identifying this member of the Coates Group!


Apple picking!

We took a trip to a nearby orchard to pick apples and enjoy some beautiful fall weather as a group.

Meeka – Coates group mascot?

Our 4th years!

It was beautiful weather!

From left to right: Claire, Bryce, Lilli, Michelle, Xiaopeng, Hillis, Maria, Kristine, Brooks (and Meeka)



Summer party 2017

To celebrate the plethora of successful A exams and B exams, we had a party at Geoff’s house with the Fors group. Thanks Geoff for hosting and Brett and Geoff for grilling!

Coates Group + Fors Group

Coates Group

Congratulations Dr. Kyle!

We congratulate Dr. Kyle as he passed his B Exam! We will all miss you and wish you all the best starting your next journey at Solvay!

Kyle’s defense in progress. Rubber chicken’s last appearance as he demonstrates elastomers!

For the first time in Coates group history Kyle got the clock with a cork not once but twice!!!

Let’s celebrate!

Dr. Kyle’s cake!

They all made it!
From left: Dr. Jessica, Dr. Qi, Dr. Dave, Dr. Kyle