Riaz is Head of CQF Faculty and teaches Mathematical Finance, C++ programming and Mathematical Methods based courses.
Riaz is an Applied Mathematician with teaching and research interests in the mathematical and computational aspects of financial derivatives. In particular, stochastic volatility and jump diffusion models, exotic options and interest rate modeling. Currently he is developing interests in Islamic Finance.
At the MSc, MBA and executive education levels, Riaz has lectured in Mathematical Finance at University College London (UCL), Oxford University (Mathematical Institute), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.
He continues to be a visiting faculty member at both LUMS and IBA, in addition to lecturing on a part-time basis in the mathematics department at UCL. Riaz has also facilitated for The London Mathematical Society on their Short Course Scheme for UK based PhD students.
Riaz holds the degrees of BSc., MSc. and PhD in Mathematics from King’s College London, Imperial College London and University College London in turn. His PhD is in theoretical and computational fluid dynamics.
In the past Riaz's academic research has involved applying mathematics, in particular Partial Differential Equations, to model problems in aerodynamics, underwater acoustics, electromagnetics and physiological flows. For the past 12 years Riaz has been fully committed to problems in Quant Finance.
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