20141203 JLH Todd Hillwig-003webAssociate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Department Chair

Neils Science Center 141
219.464.5370
todd.hillwig@valpo.edu
Website

Education

Ph.D. in astronomy — Indiana University, Bloomington (2001)
M.S. in physics — Ball State University (1995)
B.A. in physics and mathematics — Anderson University (1993)

Biography

Todd Hillwig’s current research investigates planetary nebula central stars as well as supergiant-star/black-hole binary system including SS 433.

Interests

Binary stars
  • Interacting binary stars
  • Massive binary stars
  • Circumstellar material
    • Planetary nebulae
    • Nova shells

Memberships

American Astronomical Society

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

International Astronomical Union

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