Adam Hall received his training in physics and materials sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he performed research under Sean Washburn on nanoelectromechanical systems incorporating individual nanomaterials He then spent the next three years as a postdoctoral researcher at Technische Universitat Delft in the Netherlands, where he performed experiments on solid-state nanopores in the lab of Cees Dekker. From 2010-13, he was an Assistant Professor of Nanoscience at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, NC, where he earned awards for both his research activities and teaching. He joined the faculty of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences in August of 2013 as an Assistant Professor in the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2021.
Outside of the lab, Adam enjoys finding new music, reading, illustration, and spending time with his wife and two children.