Robert Mathieu

Albert E. Whitford Professor

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Office: 6506 Sterling Hall

Research Interests:

Structure, kinematics and dynamics of star clusters and star-forming regions; stellar binary populations; blue stragglers and other objects on alternative stellar evolution pathways; stellar angular momentum evolution.



Robert Mathieu has been on the faculty of the Department of Astronomy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987. He was educated at Princeton University (A.B. 1978) and the University of California-Berkeley (Ph.D. 1983), after which he became a Fellow of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He has received a Presidential Young Investigator award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Kellett Award, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship, and a WARF Named Professorship for his research into the dynamics of star clusters, the evolution of stars and binary star populations. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, the American Physical Society and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, more

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