Ahmed Belhad, Ph.D.

Faculty Profile

Dr. Ahmed Belhad


Dr. Ahmed Belhad taught all types of mathematics and statistics in middle school, high school, community college and three universities. He has a Bachelor of Science in computer science with a concentration in math/physics, a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics with a minor in education and a master's degree in statistics. His final degree is a Ph.D. in statistics from Texas Tech University. Ahmed was the only one in his family of eight siblings to earn a B.A., a master's degree, and a Ph.D. He enjoys gardening, hiking and exploring new areas. He is from the country that was the first to recognize U.S. independence.

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2020 
  • M.A. in Statistics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2018
  • B.A. in Mathematics, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO, 2012 
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Data science
  • Optimization
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Time series
  • Computational statistics
  • Saddlepoint approximation
  • Copulas
  • Order statistics
  • Simulation
  • Bootstrapping
  • Asymptotic theory
  • Extreme value theory
  • Actuarial science
  • Finance
  • Risk management
  • Risk Measures