Ibrahim I. CisseBS, PhD
Professor Ibrahim Cisse is currently the Class 1922 (Endowed) Assistant Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA. He is native of Niger, where he lived before moving to the US for college. He received his Bachelor of Sciences in Physics in 2004 from North Carolina Central University, and during that time his research was to investigate the packing of ellipsoids using M&M candies, under the guidance of Professor Paul M. Chaikin (then at Princeton University, and currently at NYU). He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in December 2009.