Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi is a Distinguished Research Professor of Physics & Space Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology. He is currently on assignment at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. where he serves as an Astrophysicist and the Space Science Education Lead for NASA’s Science Missions Directorate. Dr. Oluseyi is an internationally recognized astrophysicist, educator, inventor, author, humanitarian, and TV personality. He is a renowned science communicator who currently hosts several shows on the Science Channel including Outrageous Acts of Science and How the Universe Works. He’s worked tirelessly over two decades to improve lives through extending educational and scientific opportunities and fostering understanding between people. To achieve these goals he’s partnered with the U.S. government and its agencies, foreign governments, national laboratories, philanthropic organizations, non-governmental organizations, private companies, and foundations. He has received several honors including selections as an MIT Faculty Fellow, TED Fellow, NASA faculty fellow, and induction into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame.
Your dreams are singularly yours; big or small, they are your passions and your goals. Join Dr. Oluseyi as he talks about growing up with big dreams and how developing character and commitment, not just education, helped him reach his goals. He will inspire you to achieve your dreams as well.