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Tufts alum named to National Academy of Engineering

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Bob Adams, E76, recognized for his work on digital storage and reproduction of high-fidelity audio.
An image of Bob Adams.

Bob Adams, who graduated from Tufts in 1976 with a degree in electrical engineering, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The Academy honors those people who have contributed to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education."

Adams was elected to the NAE for his work in the areas of digital storage and reproduction of high-fidelity audio. He is currently a Fellow at Analog Devices, focusing on innovations in algorithm and signal processing in healthcare, automotive, and consumer electronics fields.