Prospective Group Members

Undergraduate Students

Our team values and includes undergraduates in cutting-edge research. Interested UVA undergraduates are encouraged to contact Prof. Bates. Please include a current resume and a brief statement of interest (<1 page).

Graduate Students

The Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Virginia admits students to the program prior to group selection. If you are interested in joining the group, please apply to the UVA Chemical Engineering graduate program. More information on UVA Chemical Engineering can be found here.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Postdoctoral applicants must email their package to

A complete package consists of:

Incomplete packages or those not sent to the address above will not be considered.