Electrical and Computer Engineering
United States of America
Dr. Adams joined Rice University in January 2002, as the Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, later named the Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University, the first organized nanotech center in the world, founded in 1993 by its namesake. In January 2012 he became Associate Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in July 2013 as a Senior Faculty Fellow.
polymer physics, concentrating on structure-property relations in high-performance organic materials