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Research Week Keynote Speaker Announced

By Nicole Retland-Moreland

Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, Keynote Speaker, Research Symposium, 2018
Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, Keynote Speaker, Research Week, 2018

Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist and professor in the Department of Physics & Space Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology, who is currently serving as the Space Sciences Education Lead for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, will be the keynote speaker for Howard University's Annual Research Week, scheduled for April 9-13, 2018. Dr. Oluseyi will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the Interdisciplinary Research Building (time to be announced).

Planned activities for Research Week range from a Fulbright research panel for students to targeted panels that engage faculty. The symposium will allow students, faculty and research staff to share and present their discoveries, innovations, and creative works.

Dr. Oluseyi is an internationally recognized astrophysicist, educator, inventor, author, humanitarian, and TV personality. For more than 20 years, he has focused on improving lives through educational and scientific opportunities. Dr. Oluseyi's research contributions have extended across diverse fields including astrophysics, cosmology, semiconductors, astronomical detectors and instruments, time-domain informatics, ion propulsion, and science education earning him 7 U.S. and 4 E.U. patents.

The week's activities will culminate with a research celebration that reflects the strength of Howard's research enterprise and appreciates the breadth and quality of the science, creativity and scholarly productivity taking place across its campuses.

For more information, contact Nicole Retland-Moreland, nretland@howard.edu.

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