Speaker

Adam Kucharski

Associate professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

About Adam

Adam Kucharski is an associate professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. A mathematician by training, his work on global outbreaks such as the Ebola epidemic and the Zika virus has taken him from villages in the Pacific
Islands to hospitals in Latin America. He is a TED fellow and winner of the 2016 Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture and the 2012 Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, and also the author of The Perfect Bet: How Science and Maths Are Taking the Luck
Out of Gambling. His writing has appeared in the Observer, Financial Times, Scientific American, and New Statesman. @AdamJKucharski

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