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)
Coates Group welcomed Naomi from the Waymouth group at Stanford as she joined forces with Lilli on a new project!
Congratulations to Aran Hubbell on receiving the CBI training grant!
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
Congratulations to the new masters of the Coates group! Aran, Omar, and Ting Wei passed their A exams with flying colors. Good job!
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!!!
Dr. Kyle’s cake!
They all made it!
From left: Dr. Jessica, Dr. Qi, Dr. Dave, Dr. Kyle
Congratulations to our third doctor this year, Dr. Dave! We wish him all the luck as he moves down to Washington D.C. to continue his career at NIST.
Almost got the clock!
Dr. Dave’s cake!
Only one more left!
From left: Dr. Jessica, Dr. Qi, Dr. Dave, and Kyle
570 Feeling proud of its third Doctor!
From left: Dr. James, Dr. Kristine, (notDr.) Maria, Dr. Dave.
Congratulations to the newest Dr of the Coates group as Dr. Qi successfully defended his thesis! Good luck to you as you head off to PPG in Pittsburgh! We will miss you!
B exam cake
Qi aims at James who bravely stood in the line of fire.
Geoff gets the first drink with the new Dr!
565 is proud of their new Dr! (Missing Wei)
From left: Dr. Jessica, Dr. Qi, Dave contemplating that he is next, Kyle
We welcome Claire Lidston from Harvard as our new graduate student! We are very happy to have you here!