is a professor of Nuclear Astrophysics at Michigan State University. He is one of the Primary Investigators for the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics, is a leading expert on nuclear astrophysics, and is on the science advisory committees for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams and GSI. Hendrik's primary field of expertise is Type I X-ray Bursts. His most notable contribution to this field is the discovery of the SnTeSb-cycle. Hendrik was featured in Science magazine November 22, for his work on experimental nuclear astrophysics. Hendrik has also contributed to Physics Today.