High Tech with a Human Touch
OLUSEYI, Hakeem M.
Physics and Space Sciences Department, College of Science
As a professor of Physics & Space Sciences, I see my professional mission as: 1) advancing humanity's understanding of the universe through scientific inquiry; 2) passing on the detailed knowledge of this process and its results to the next generation; and 3) service to humanity and country.
Ph.D. Physics, Stanford University
M.S. Physics, Stanford University
B.S. Physics, B.S. Mathematics, Tougaloo College
Recognition & Awards
TED Global Fellow, 2012
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Astronomy, UC Berkeley 2012
U.S. State Department Speaker & Specialist, 2011
Outstanding Technical Innovation Award, NSBE ASC 2010
Best Space Sciences Paper, NSBE ASC 2010
National Technical Association's Technical Achiever of the Year in Physics, 2006
Gordon & Betty Moore Astrophyscis Research Fellow, 2003
NSBP National Distinguished Dissertation Award, 2002
DOE Ernest O. Lawrence Fellow at LBNL, 2001 – 2004
NASA GSRP Fellow at Stanford University, 1993 – 1999
Statistical Mechanics (graduate)
Solid State Physics
Electronic Measurement Techniques
The Whole Earth Course
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Space Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology (2007 – present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
University of Alabama in Huntsville (2004 – 2007)
E. O. Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (2001 – 2004)
Member of the Technical Staff
Applied Materials, Inc. (1999 – 2001)
Faculty Advisor, African Students Association
Advisor, Interdisciplinary Sciences Major
Characterizing Pulsating Variable Stars and their Environments
Astrostatistics and High-Performance Scientific Computing
Characterizing Extrasolar Planetary Systems
Measuring Galactic Structure and Evolution
Small-scale solar coronal transient phenomena
Multithermal coronal structure
LSST Transients & Variables Collaboration
KELT Exoplanet Candidate Followup
Oluseyi, H. M.; Becker, A. C.; et al. Simulated LSST Survey of RR Lyrae Stars Throughout the Local Group, AJ, 144, 9, 2012.
Oluseyi H. M.; Abunaemeh M. A.; Williamson, J. A.; Malvoso, P., An Electronic Technique for Improving the Astrometric and Photometric Fidelity of Pixilated Space Observation, AIPC 1280, pp. 79–88, 2010.
Oluseyi, H.M.; Allison, I. J.; Becker, A.; Culliton, C. S.; Furqan, M.; Hoadley, K., Investigating LSST's Sensitivity to Periodic Stellar Variability Using RR Lyrae Stars, Bull. of the Amer. Astron. Soc. 42, 22, 2010.
LSST Science Collaboration. LSST Science Book, v2.0, arXiv:0912.0201, 2009.
Oluseyi, H. Invited Talk: Advancing Diversity Through Mentoring, American Physical Society, 2009.
Puls, J. and Oluseyi, H.M., Initial Measurement of Intrapixel Variations in Back-Illuminated, High-Resistivity, p-Channel, Charge Coupled Device, JSARA 2, pp. 64-70, 2008.
Farid, S.I.; Oluseyi, H.M.; Sterling, A.; Tan, A.; Williamson, J.L. and Winebarger, A.R. Analysis of Polar Plumes Observed during the March 29, 2007 Total Solar Eclipse. AIPC 991, pp. 10-26, 2008.
Oluseyi, H.M.; Carpio, M. and Sheung, J., Implausibility of Hydrostatic Funnels Constituting the Sun’s Upper Transition Region, Sol. Phys. 245, pp. 69-85, 2007.
Oluseyi, H.M., Contributions from the First Half-Century of African American Astronomers, AfrSk 11, pp. 42-45, 2007.
Oluseyi, H.M.; Nikzad, S.; Blacksberg, J. and Hoenk, M.E., Advanced broadband imager for EUV & FUV studies with exquisite precision, Proc. SPIE 5978, pp. 387-396, 2005.
Oluseyi, H.M., Karcher, A., Kolbe, W. F., Turko, B. T., Aldering, G. A., Bebek, C. J., Holland, S. E., Levi, M. E., Roe, N. A., Farid, S. I., Jackson, M., Characterization Deployment of Large Format Back-Illuminated Fully Depleted p-Channel CCDs for Precision Astronomy, Proc. SPIE 5570, pp. 515-524, 2004.
Oluseyi, H.M.; Bercovitz, J. H;, Karcher, A.; Hernikl, C. D;, Miller, T.; Uslenghi, M.; Roe, N. A.; Bebek, C. J.; Holland, S. E.; Levi, M. E., LBNL 4-Side Buttable CCD Packaging Development, Proc. SPIE 5301, pp. 87-98, 2004.
Lampton, M.; ...; Oluseyi, H.M.; ...; et al., SNAP Focal Plane, Proc. SPIE4854, pp. 632-639, 2003.
Tarle, G.; ...; Oluseyi, H.M.; ...; et al., SNAP NIR Detectors, Proc. SPIE 4850, pp. 919-926, 2003.
Aldering, G.; ...; Oluseyi, H.M.; ...; et al., Overview of the SuperNova/Acceleration Probe (SNAP), Proc. SPIE 4835, pp. 146-157, 2002.
Oluseyi HM, (2005) System, Method and Medium for Modeling, Monitoring and/or Controlling Plasma Based Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes, U.S. Patent #6,943,503, 28 claims
Shen M, Du Y, Gani N, Yauw O, Oluseyi HM (2005) High Selectivity and Residue Free Process for Metal on Thin Dielectric Gate Etch Application, U.S. Patent #6,933,243, 24 claims
Oluseyi HM, Sarfaty M (2003) Monitoring of Film Characteristics during Plasma-Based Semiconductor Processing Using Optical Emission Spectroscopy, U.S. Patent #6,633,391, 20 claims
Oluseyi HM, Sarfaty M (2003) Method and Apparatus Employing Optical Emission Spectroscopy to Detect a Fault in Process Conditions of a Semiconductor System, U.S. Patent #6,603,538, 21 claims
Oluseyi HM, Nallan P (2003) Method of Etching Tungsten or Tungsten Nitride in Semiconductor Structures, U.S. Patent #6,579,806, 18 claims
Oluseyi HM, Nallan P (2002) Method of Etching Tungsten or Tungsten Nitride Electrode Gates in Semiconductor Structures, U.S. Patent #6,440,870, 61 claims
Oluseyi HM, Nallan P (2002) Method of Etching Tungsten or Tungsten Nitride Electrode Gates in Semiconductor Structures, U.S. Patent #6,423,644, European Application #01952923.9-220, 44 claims