IEEE Photonics Society

Boston Photonics Society Chapter

Boston Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society

Applications of Optics and Photonics in Space PDF

Wednesday, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 2019, 7:00–9:30 PM
Located at MIT Lincoln Laboratory – 3 Forbes Road, Lexington, MA, 02420, USA

April 10, 2019
7 PM

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Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Mission

Prof. Hakeem Oluseyi, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL


Prof. Hakeem Oluseyi, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Abstract:  TBD


Biography:  Dr. Hakeem M. Oluseyi is an astrophysicist, educator, and inventor. He received his B.S. degrees in Math and in Physics from Tougaloo College and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Stanford University. His post-doctoral work was performed at Applied Materials, Inc. and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Dr. Oluseyi's research has focused on the development of instrumentation for space-based astronomical observation including optics, detectors, and electronics, and on the analysis of terrestrial and astronomical plasmas including semiconductor manufacturing plasmas, solar/stellar atmospheres and supernovae. He is the author or co-author of over 80 scientific publications, holds eleven patents, and has received several fellowships, honors and awards.

He is currently stationed at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC via the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Mobility Program. The IPA program provides for the temporary assignment of experts between the federal government and eligible organizations like Florida Tech. He serves as an Astrophysicst and Space Science Education Lead for NASA's Science Missions Directorate.


Advance registration and fee required (Open to all IEEE members as well as non-members)

$75/$85 (IEEE Member/Non-Member) early registration fee for ten 1-hour talks over five nights; cost includes coffee and cookies each night, as well as downloadable copies of speakers slides. Early registration deadline March 15th, 2019. Post deadline fee $85/$95 (IEEE Member/Non-Member).

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Onsite registration available

For more information on the technical content of the workshop, contact either:
1) Farhad Hakimi, (, Chair
2) Bill Nelson, (, Co-Chair
3) Dean Tsang, (, Co-Chair