Fahad Saleh

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Finance
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-2337
Email address: 
fahad.saleh [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
karen.robertson [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Degree(s): 

PhD, Finance, NYU Stern School of Business, USA
MSc, Operations Research Engineering, Columbia University, USA
BSc, Operations Research Engineering, Cornell University, USA

Area(s): 
Finance
Teaching areas: 

FinTech

Office: 
517
Biography: 

Fahad Saleh is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. He holds a PhD in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business, an MSc in Operations Research Engineering from Columbia University and a BSc in Operations Research Engineering from Cornell University. 

Professor Saleh’s research centers upon the economic viability of blockchains and cryptoassets. His work examines both the economics of blockchain consensus mechanisms and the economic implications of blockchain.

Area of expertise: 

Blockchain Economics, Cryptoassets, Credit Derivatives, Volatility Modelling

Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Blockchain Economics
Credit Derivatives
Cryptoassets
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

2018: Best NFA FinTech Paper Award
2018: Cubist Systematic Strategies Award
2017: Marcus Nadler Fellowship
2015: David M. Graifman Memorial Award
2012: Presidential Fellowship