Adam Backer

Current Position: 
Ph.D. Student (Computational and Mathematical Engineering), Stanford Unviersity
Lab Position: 
Undergraduate Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Adam received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics from Brown University in May 2008. Adam joined the lab during his junior year, and he was awarded a prestigious Royce Fellowship to support his research on optical metamaterials. Adam's most recent work included the development of new computational methods to model light emission in complex optical environments.

After Brown, Adam received a M.Phil. degree at Cambridge University as a Craig-Cambridge Fellow, and he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford University in the lab of Prof. W. E. Moener with support of a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEF) Fellowship.