Adam Butts works on architecture and physical design for Anton. Adam received his B.S. in physics, chemistry, and electrical engineering summa cum laude from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to DESRES, he worked on logic, circuit, and physical design of high-performance microprocessors at IBM and Intel. Outside of work, Adam is a private pilot, an ice hockey referee, and a father.