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.

I am currently secretary of the SIAM Pacific Northwest Section.  For a recent interview with SFU Science please 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 of my group, please check out my News and Events pages.

For Prospective Students and Postdocs

My group has opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral research.  If you are prospective student or postdoc, please take a look at my Opportunities page.