I am moving to Tokyo, Japan. My website will be updated later during the Fall. Thank you for visiting.


My name is Zsolt Keszthelyi and I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy at the University of Amsterdam.
My research focuses on several aspects regarding the structure and evolution of massive stars. In particular, I compute and analyse stellar evolution models, using the MESA and Geneva stellar evolution codes.


massive star evolution

Surface fossil magnetic fields

Surface fossil magnetic fields have a strong impact on stellar mass loss and rotation and, as a consequence, on the evolution of massive stars. See our papers here:
Paper I, Paper II, Paper III. Zenodo records are available here, here, and here.

Mass-loss rates

The magnitude and time evolution of mass-loss rates significantly affect the nature and final faith of massive stars. See our paper here. A Zenodo record is available here.


Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy
University of Amsterdam

Science Park 904
1098 XH Amsterdam
The Netherlands
z DOT keszthelyi AT uva DOT nl