Ahmad is a Lecturer in Banking and Finance and Programme Director of BSc Finance and Financial Technology within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton.
Ahmad is interested in supervising PhD students in topics related to volatility modelling, Long memory, and network analysis with applications to cryptocurrencies or energy markets.
- Forecasting in Financial Markets
- Digital Finance
- Time Series econometrics
- Islamic Finance
Ahmad’s research interests are mainly in the following areas:
- Forecasting in Financial Markets with long-memory and Co-integration.
- Regime Switching models in Cryptocurrency and Energy Markets.
- Volatility modelling in Cryptocurrencies markets.
- Digital Finance, FinReg and FinTech.
- Time Series Econometrics.
- Islamic Finance.
- Behavioural Finance.
Ahmad is interested in supervising PhD students in topics related to volatility modelling, Long memory, and networks analysis with applications to cryptocurrencies and/or energy markets.
Current PhD Students
Advanced Time Series Modelling MANG6297
Quantitative Research in Finance MANG6008
Financial Econometrics MANG2074
Statistical Methods for Finance MANG1028
Prior to joining SBS, Ahmad worked with the Centre for Health Education and Research in the United Kingdom as a research fellow. He also worked within the financial industry for three consecutive years.
Ahmad holds a Ph.D. in Digital Finance, an M.Sc. in Finance and a B.Sc. in Financial and Banking Science. He holds also a Professional Diploma in NGO Management and a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP).