Congratulations to our Coates Group graduates both grads and undergrads! Best wishes to Susan as she heads to optometry school, Sam as he continues his chemistry at Princeton, and Ahmed as he travels to Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar! We will all miss you!
Left to right: Sam, Qi, Dave, Geoff, Jessica, Kyle
Left to right: Qi, Kyle, Ahmed, Sam, Jessica, and Dave
Members of the Coates group pretended to be inorganic chemists for a day and presented at the Western NY Inorganic Symposium at Cornell. Thanks to the Wilson group and other organizers for arranging the conference!
Wei presents his PhD work.
A crowd gathers around Wei’s poster on cross-couplings.
Kristine presents her PhD work on coinage-metal ethylene complexes.
“There will be no transition metals in this talk.” Maria presents on aluminum catalyzed polymerizations.
Our undergrad Ahmed Ahmed was featured in an article in the Washington Post about his journey to becoming a Rhodes Scholar.
Congrats to Dr. Jessica Lamb on defending her thesis! It was a memorable experience with the fire alarm going off in the middle of it! Best wishes to her as she heads off to MIT to do a postdoc in the Johnson group! We will miss you!
B exam in progress!
Coates group waiting for the fire trucks to arrive and check things out after fire alarm went off in the middle of the B exam. (As far as we know there wasn’t actually a fire!)
B Exam cake!
Champagne opening – can she hit the clock with the cork?
Dr. Jessica and Geoff
One down, three to go!
(From left: Dr. Jessica, Qi, Dave, Kyle)
Congratulations Geoff on being elected to the National Academy of Sciences!
Congrats to our undergrads Anna Overholts and Ahmed Ahmed for being honored at the Cornell Fellowships Reception 2017!
When it’s 68 °F in February in Ithaca, NY, it’s time for a group outing to the Dairy Bar!
The group’s recent work on polyolefin compatibilizers was featured in the Cornell Chronicle!
Congrats to James and co-authors for their work on PE-b–iPP polymers as compatibilizers for PE and iPP being published in Science!!
We are excited to have two new postdocs! Dr. Kristine Klimovica comes to us from the University of Houston and Dr. Brooks Abel from the University of Southern Mississippi. Welcome to the group!!!!!