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Hakeem M. Oluseyi is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, inventor, educator, science communicator, author, actor, and humanitarian. Since 2007, he has been a professor of Physics & Space Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology, currently holding the highest academic rank of Distinguished Research Professor. He is temporarily stationed at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC where he is the Space Sciences Education Manager for NASA's Science Mission Directorate via the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program.

Hakeem M. Oluseyi is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, inventor, educator, science communicator, author, actor, and humanitarian. Since 2007, he has been a professor of Physics & Space Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology, currently holding the highest academic rank of Distinguished Research Professor. He is temporarily stationed at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC where he is the Space Sciences Education Manager for NASA's Science Mission Directorate via the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program.

Oluseyi is best known for hosting popular science television shows including Outrageous Acts of Science, How the Universe Works, and Strip the Cosmos, which all appear on Science Channel. He lent his voice and scientific expertise to the award-winning science education video game ExoTrex: A Space Science Adventure Game in collaboration with Dig-It! Games. He co-authored the children's popular science book Discovery Spaceopedia: The Complete Guide to Everything Space. His best known scientific contributions are research on the transfer of mass and energy through the Sun's atmosphere, the development of space-borne observatories for studying astrophysical plasmas and dark energy, and the development of transformative technologies in ultraviolet optics, detectors, computer chips, and ion propulsion.

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