By Ann Brown
Astrophysicist, educator, and humanitarian Hakeem Oluseyi is making science cool again. Besides being a well-known figure in the field, Oluseyi is a member of the team developing the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), which is America’s top priority observatory. He is also using his public presence to encourage more people of color to enter STEM fields. And, he co-authored the children’s popular science book “Discovery Spaceopedia: The Complete Guide to Everything Space.”
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Here are 10 other things you might not know about Oluseyi:
1.HBCU Head Start
Oluseyi attended HBCU Tougaloo College where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in physics and mathematics. He went on to earn his MS and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Stanford University under the mentorship of the late Professor Arthur B. C. Walker Jr. “Under Walker’s tutelage, Oluseyi helped to design, build, calibrate, and launch the Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array, which pioneered Click here to read entire article