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Astronomy Wisconsin

Astronomy / July 28, 2020


Research Interests:

Structure, kinematics and dynamics of star clusters and star-forming regions; stellar binary populations; blue stragglers and other objects with alternative stellar evolution pathways; formation of binary stars; 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 and most recently the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship for his research into the dynamics of star clusters, the evolution of stars and binary star populations. He has served as President of the Board of Directors of the WIYN Observatory, chair of the University Committee more

My Publications

  • Ardila, D., Herczeg, G., Johns-Krull, C., Mathieu, R., Vodniza, A., Tofflemire, B., 2014
    Conference Proceedings in "American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts" Pages
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  • Gosnell, N., Mathieu, R., Geller, A., Sills, A., Leigh, N., Knigge, C., 2014
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Vol. 783, Pages L8
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  • Geller, A., Meibom, S., Barnes, S., Mathieu, R., 2014
    NOAO Proposal, Vol., Pages 128
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  • Tofflemire, B., Gosnell, N., Mathieu, R., Platais, I., 2014
    The Astronomical Journal, Vol. 148, Pages 61
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