School Of Science Commencement

Wednesday May 31, 2023 9:00 am
Kresge Auditorium

Hakeem Oluseyi

Hakeem Oluseyi received his PhD from Stanford University in physics and is the recipient of multiple fellowships and appointments, including MIT Martin Luther King, Jr. visiting scholar at MIT. Oluseyi’s memoir titled “A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Street to the Stars” was released last year.

Oluseyi is an astrophysicist, author, STEM educator, inventor, TV personality, and science communicator. He is currently the President of the National Society of Black Physicists and served as the Space Science Education Lead for NASA’s Space Mission Directorate in Washington, D.C. where he provided strategic leadership and management for investments in science.

Marker 3:50 Dean Nergis Mavalvala’s address
Marker 15:15 Hakeem Oluseyi’s address


  • Mavalvala Nergis, MIT Kavli Institute
  • Hakeem Oluseyi, President of the National Society of Black Physicists

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