Fahad holds a Bachelors of Science from Cornell University and a Masters of Science from Columbia University. He joined NYU Stern in Fall 2013 as a PhD student in Finance. His initial research interests revolve primarily around systemic risk and regulatory policy.
Prior to joining NYU Stern, Fahad conducted research with Garud Iyengar at Columbia University. His research involved simulating contagion within financial markets and analysis of optimal firm policy under constrained liquidity. Fahad's prior relevant experiences also include industry stints at BNP Paribas and Harvard Management Company.