You have not succeeded in science until your students are more successful than you.
                -- Asumana Jabateh Randolph

A primary goal of the lab is to train scientists to be well equipped for successful and productive independent careers. We seek to recruit creative and curious people at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels. Lab members come from many academic backgrounds (physics, chemistry, computation, applied mathematics, life sciences). Research projects typically span several disciplines, so we look for people who are enthusiastic to learn new areas. Lab members play a crucial role in training each other.

Lab members come from all over the world and have diverse family and personal backgrounds. We aspire for the lab to reflect the diversity of people in the world. We are particularly interested in applications from members of groups that are underrepresented in science.

Graduates of the lab have gone on to academic careers, startup companies, industrial research, medical school, consulting, and finance. Adam works with each lab member to identify career goals and to chart the steps toward achieving those goals.

Please email Adam if you are interested in joining us or if you have questions
about the lab:


We want to share the joy of doing science with people who might not otherwise have the opportunity. Lab members volunteer in local schools and science fairs.  Adam gives frequent talks to high school students.  Please contact us if you have an idea for an outreach project where we could help!

Several years ago Adam spent two summers working on science education in Liberia.  He continues to be involved in Liberian science education and outreach.  Details on that project below. 

Adam teaching in Liberia

Science education in Liberia

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Administrator: Maggie Kenar:

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