Welcome Kyle and Connor!

We are thrilled to welcome Kyle Moore and Connor Smith to the group! Kyle and Connor are Chemistry undergrads who are working with Aran and Xiaopeng on catalyst design. Welcome Kyle and Connor!

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