Armstrong is a physicist with a particular interest in electromagnetic interactions and radiology. Following graduation he continued at the University of Toronto as a teacher and researcher, department chair and dean, and author of several books.
In 1990, he relocated to the University of New Brunswick where he was President until 1996. Among his accomplishments while at UNB was the spearheading of a campaign to purchase a state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. He also served as President of the Canadian Association of Physicists and as V-P of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Sources: Canadian Who’s Who 1993; NSERC website, UNB Alumni News Spring '96; Photo credit: Joy Cummings.
- May 14, 1935
- Galt, Ontario
- Family Members
- MSc, U of Toronto, 1959
- PhD, U of Toronto, 1961
- Herzberg Medal, 1973
- Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 1979
- CAP Medal of Achievement, 1990
- Last Updated
- September 24, 2001
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