- Financial Innovation and Fintech
- Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk
- Digital Money and Banking
- Financial Stability
- Macro Finance
Current PhD Students
External roles and responsibilities
Mohamed holds a Ph.D. in Computational Financial Economics having read for his degree jointly between the Agents, Interaction and Complexity Group of the Computer Science School and the Banking and Finance Department of the Business School at the University of Southampton. He also holds an MSc in International Banking and Finance, and a BSc in Finance. In addition, Mohamed is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), a Full Member (MCSI) of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Mohamed is eager to combine research excellence with policy relevance. His work on systemic risk and financial stability has far-reaching implications for macroprudential policy. For example, Mohamed has developed a macroprudential stress test of bank liquidity and solvency in one of his research papers which caught the attention of some central banks and he was invited to present his work at the Bank of England, and the Bank of Finland. He has also contributed to the Global Financial Stability Report published by the International Monetary Fund.
Mohamed's work in the area of financial economics has been nationally and internationally recognized. Parts of his work have been published or are currently under review in top journals. He has been invited to present his research at top conferences including the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, the Institute for New Economic Thinking Conference, the International Finance and Banking Society Conference; and the Society for Computational Economics Conference. In addition, Mohamed has been selected in global competition as one of the top 300 young economists in the world by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Council in 2017.