Michigan Astronomy


Lee Hartmann

Leo Goldberg Collegiate Professor


300C West Hall
1085 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, Mi 48109

Phone: (734) 936-7781
Department Phone: (734) 764-3440
Fax: (734) 763-6317


Professor Hartmann is an expert in star formation and protoplanetary disk evolution. He is a past vice-president of the American Astronomical Society.

He was also named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2011.

Hartmann is now Leo Goldberg Collegiate Professor of Astronomy.

Research Interests




Conduct a search of the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System for papers that include me as an author.

Current PhD students

  • Jaehan Bae, time-dependent protostellar/planetary disk accretion
  • Marina Kounkel, VLBA/optical radial velocity study of distances and kinematics of the Orion Nebula Cluster
  • Aleksandra Kuznetsova, theoretical studies of star and protoplanetary disk formation

Recent PhD students

  • Zhaohuan Zhu, zhzhu@astro.princeton.edu , Hubble Fellow at Princeton; evolution of protoplanetary disks and disk gap opening by planets
  • John Tobin, jtobin@nrao.edu , Hubble fellow, formation of protostars and kinematics of forming star clusters
  • Wen-Hsin (Tina) Hsu, formation of stars and the initial mass function.