Meet Fuzuli Aliyev from the Azerbaijan Republic
Fuzuli is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Baku Engineering University and is a Fullbright Visiting Scholar Program recipient. He did research within the Finance Department at the UCF College of Business and under the guidance of his host professor, Dr. Richard Ajayi. They completed a scholar paper on modelling volatility of NASDAQ-100 Index and submitted it to a prominent journal in the field. He also participated as a guest lecturer in the Corporate Finance classes and discussed the financial system of emerging markets with students. His experiences at UCF, the Orlando area, and other areas of the United States, left a lasting impression. He was amazed with the size of UCF and the number of students. He and his family were able to enjoy the Orlando theme parks and visit areas of the East Coast as well. Fuzuli returns home to continue his work at Baku Engineering University and would like to thank Dr. Richard Ajayi and his family, the department chair, administrative staff, and UCF Global for their support throughout his stay.