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Thomas P. Armstrong - Associate Member (2015)

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Dr. Armstrong received a BS in Physics from the University of Kansas in 1962, followed by an MS and PhD from the University of Iowa in 1964 and 1966, respectively. After postdoctoral appointments at the University of Iowa and Culham Lab in the United Kingdom, Tom joined the KU Department of Physics and Astronomy as an assistant professor in 1968. His prolific research career garnered numerous awards and focused on space physics, with heavy involvement in NASA space missions ranging from the Mariner Mars missions of the 70’s to the Saturn Cassini mission in 1998. Tom retired as Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy in 2002 to work full-time on his company, Fundamental Technologies, LLC.