About Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi

Discovery at Sea's Science ChannelTM Ambassador Astrophysicist

Stargazing with Discovery at Sea logo. Astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi against a star filled sky

Discovery at Sea’s Science Channel Ambassador, Hakeem Oluseyi, is an astrophysicist, inventor, educator, amateur voice-actor, and self-described "regular guy" from Mississippi. After a PhD at Stanford, a stint working in Silicon Valley and a position at Lawrence Berkley he's been a Professor at Florida Institute of Technology and a visiting Professor of Physics as MIT specializing in astrophysics, cosmology, and big data analytics. He is currently stationed at NASA HQ where he is the Space Sciences Education Manager.

Hakeem also has a passion for communicating science to the public. He is a frequent contributor to the Science Channel, where he hosts Science Channel's Outrageous Acts of Science TV show. He was a TED fellow in 2013 and is regularly invited to speak at science forums all around the world.

Hakeem cruised the Mediterranean on Island Princess while filming a series of lectures: Celestial Events; Are We Alone?; How the Universe is Made. These lectures are available on stateroom programming across the entire Princess Cruises fleet.