Adam Kucharski is a TED Fellow, a mathematician and an infectious disease scientist creating new computational approaches to understand how epidemics like Zika and Ebola spread, and how they can be controlled. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
In addition, Adam’s an award-winning science writer and author of The Perfect Bet: Taking the Luck Out of Gambling where he uses his maths expertise to help deconstruct how gambling works. His articles have appeared in the Observer, Financial Times, Scientific American, and Wired.
He was awarded the 2012 Wellcome Trust/Guardian Science Writing Prize and the 2016 British Science Association Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture. Adam earned his degrees in applied mathematics at the University of Warwick and Cambridge University.