speakers_1800_0007s_0003_Belal E. Baaquie_photo.jpg

Prof. Dr Belal Ehsan Baaquie

Professor,
The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance

Prof. Dr Belal Ehsan Baaquie is a professor at The International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance. He studied theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology and Cornell University, specializing in quantum field theory. He later developed an interest in finance and economics, and started applying quantum mathematics to these fields. He has written three books on quantum finance: Quantum Finance (Cambridge, 2007), Interest Rates and Coupon Bonds in Quantum Finance (Cambridge, 2009) and Quantum Field Theory for Economics and Finance (Cambridge, 2018). In addition, he has written several other books focusing on topics from quantum mechanics and mathematics to books on the leading ideas in science.