About Adam

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Hi, I’m Adam Jones.

I’m an assistant professor of Computer & Information Science and a member of the Neuroscience Minor faculty at the University of Mississippi .  I conduct research in the field of Augmented and Virtual Reality.  Specifically, I study spatial perception in near & medium field augmented and virtual environments.  I completed my PhD in Computer Science & Engineering with a Graduate Certification in Cognitive Science from Mississippi State University.  After completing my PhD, I served as a postdoctoral fellow at Clemson University in Human Centered Computing and at the University of Southern California in the Institute for Creative TechnologiesMixed Reality Laboratory.  My other academic interests include Cognitive Science, Visual Perception, Neuroscience, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Information/Scientific/Medical Visualization, and Foreign Languages.

I’m also very enthusiastic about learning through experimentation, and I try to bring this into the classroom when I teach.  I especially enjoying tinkering with electronics, 3D printing and other DIY manufacturing.  On a side note, I have a deep love of curry and things that resemble curry.  I also appreciate a good piece of toast.

In my previous lives, I’ve been a programmer, web designer, teacher, systems administrator, and the occasional MacGyver.

Thanks for stopping by.