Coates Group welcomes Dr. Maria Padilla as she visits from the Toste Group to learn high-pressure techniques.
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)
From left: Lilli, Dave, Aran, Kyle, Michelle, James, (Xiaopeng hiding), Qi, Wei, Ahmed (center!), Jessica, Omar, Ting-Wei, Brooks, Bryce, and Kristine.
Missing in action: Geoff, Anne, Maria, Hillis, Anna, and Sam!
Coates Group ready for Slope Day!
Nice shot of 562 aka Man Cave!
Man Cave with their honorary member Dave!
Coates Group and friends feeling happy and thrilled for Geoff at Agava!
Kyle, Dave, and Jessica did outreach and made silly putty with kids at the Big Red Barn.
Congratulations Geoff on being elected to the National Academy of Sciences!