amin

Zeinab
Amin

Position
Professor and and Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
Department
Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Profile

Brief Biography

Zeinab Amin is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science and the associate provost for assessment and accreditation. Amin holds a PhD in statistics, is an associate of the American Society of Actuaries (SOA) and a certified actuarial expert at the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA).

Amin is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Academic Service Award and the 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award from AUC.

Amin has designed and taught a wide range of courses in statistics, applied probability, life contingencies, construction and evaluation of actuarial models and enterprise risk management.

Research Interest

Amin’s current area of research focuses primarily on quantitative risk assessment, highlighting the power of developing an effective enterprise risk management framework in an organization, a framework that overcomes the challenges that prevent traditional risk programs from achieving their full potential. Amin emphasizes the importance of adopting new methodology for operational risk assessment, methodology that allows for better understanding of the shock resistance of the company to its key risks, developing an appropriate risk management environment, making better risk-adjusted decisions and ensuring appropriate actions are implemented to better manage enterprise risk exposure to be within its risk appetite.