Don Terndrup

Picture of Don Terndrup I'm an Associate Professor in the Astronomy Department at The Ohio State University.   My research interests include stellar evolution, stellar populations in the Milky Way, rotation and mixing in stars, and the evolution of close binaries.  

I am also the undergraduate advisor for the Department of Astronomy. See my advising blog for more information, including how to schedule an advisint appointment.

Curriculum vitae (PDF format)

Publications (PDF format)

Publications (Link to ADS abstract server)

Photo by Claudia Retter

Teaching in 2016-7:

Autumn 2016: Astronomy 3350, Methods of Astronomical Observation & Data Analysis
Spring 2017: I will be on sabbatical in the spring semester.

Astronomy 3350: Methods of Astronomical Observation & Data Analysis

MWF, 1:50 - 2:45 p.m., 135 Stillman Hall

Astronomical observation techniques and quantitative analysis of astronomical data; practical experience with modern astronomical instrumentation and computer-based reduction, analysis, and interpretation of astronomical data.

How to reach me:

snail mail: Department of Astronomy, OSU, 140 W. 18th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210 USA
E-mail: terndrup at
Phone: (+1)614-292-4579
Fax: (+1)614-292-2928 


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Revised: August 17, 2016 (dmt)