| I am an astrophysicist in the Stellar Astrophysics group |
at the Argelander Institute for Astronomy,
part of the University of Bonn.
| I work on: |
- The Evolution of Single and Binary Stars
- Stellar Nucleosynthesis
- Astrostatistics of single and multiple stellar systems
- Chemically peculiar stars
- Globular clusters and their multiple stellar generations
- Chemical evolution of the Galaxy
- The progenitors of Gamma-Ray Bursts
- Computational astrophysics
- Summer Term 2012/13 teaching highlights:
|Note that my classes will start the week of 15th April|
|See also my teaching page|
Announcement! Binary-stars Conference: Setting a new standard in the analysis of binary stars
I chair the AIfA's IT steering committee and our professor meetings, I am also on the AIfA board (Vorstand).
Wind Roche-lobe overflow: Application to carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars Abate, Pols, Izzard, Mohamed and de Mink (2013); A&A in press The rotation rates of massive stars: the role of binary interaction through tides, mass transfer and mergers de Mink, Langer, Izzard, Sana and de Koter (2013) ApJ; 764, 166 BINSTAR: a new binary stellar evolution code. Tidal interactions Siess, L.; Izzard, R. G.; Davis, P. J.; Deschamps, R. (2013) A&A; 550, 100 Classical Cepheids Require Enhanced Mass Loss Neilson, Langer, Engle, Guinan and Izzard (accepted for publication in (2012) ApJ; 760L, 18) The occurrence of nitrogen-enhanced metal-poor stars: implications for the initial mass function in the early Galactic halo Pols, Izzard, Stancliffe and Glebbeek (A&A, 547, 76, also on arXiv) Binary Interaction Dominates the Evolution of Massive Stars
(Sana et al., Science 337, 444)
To the left you can find links to my publications, talks, posters, teaching material and computer codes.
Why I have a cricket bat in my office
At the NAM 2011 with Albert and Liz, doing real observing and getting my free Jodcast T-shirt (in exchange for an interview!).