Abdul Kuddus is a PhD student at the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University. His study aims to combine mathematical models of tuberculosis transmission with pharmacological models (PK-PD) and evolution models of acquired drug resistance to determine the optimal deployment of novel and emerging drugs for tuberculosis. Abdul has one Master in Applied Mathematics and another Master in Public Health which is Global Health. Before he joined as a PhD student in James Cook University, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. His previous areas of research include infectious diseases modelling.