About Me

I aAdcockm currently a tenure-track assistant professor at Simon Fraser University. From 2012-2014 I was a tenure-track assistant professor at Purdue University. Previously, I was a NSERC/PIMS postdoctoral fellow at Simon Fraser University from 2010-2012, working with Nilima Nigam, and from 2006-2010 I was a PhD student in the Numerical Analysis group at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Arieh Iserles.

In 2015 I was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and in 2011 I received a Leslie Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis.

For a recent interview with SFU Science please click here.

NEW: I am now secretary of the newly-formed SIAM Pacific Northwest Section.  For more information, click here.


Research Interests

Applied and computational harmonic analysis, numerical analysis, approximation theory, sampling theory, mathematical signal processing, compressed sensing, spectral methods for PDEs, nonuniform sampling, resolution of the Gibbs phenomenon.

For more information about my research, please take a look at my Research page.



For recent activities, please check out my News and Events pages.


For Prospective Students and Postdocs

I have a number of opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral research. If you are a prospective student please take a look at my Research page before contacting me. You may also want to check out this recent interview with SFU Science. If any of the projects listed interest you, then please send me an email.

NEW: I have several projects in the MITACS Globalink Research Internship program.  This program offers funding for 12-week summer research projects for senior undergraduate students.  Please check out https://globalink.mitacs.ca/ for details.