Allan Adams has been an Assistant Professor at MIT since 2008. He earned his A.B. in physics from Harvard University in 1998, his M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2000, and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2003. After earning his Ph.D., Adams spent three years at Harvard as a Junior Fellow. In 2006, he came to MIT as a Principal Research Scientist before joining the faculty in 2008.