Adam is a Mathematical Statistician with NIST's Statistical Engineering Division. He earned a B.S. and M.S in Mathematics from Pittsburg State University in 2003 and 2004, respectively. He also earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University in 2007 and 2010, respectively. At Pittsburg State University, Adam served as a Teaching Assistant, and at Iowa State University, he served as both a Teaching Assistant and a Statistical Consultant. Adam also worked in the Statistical Sciences Group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as a student during the summers of 2008 and 2009. .