John Allan Armstrong Edit Profile
AB summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1956. Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1961.
Research fellow in applied physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1963;
member research staff, International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1963-1976;
director physical science, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1976-1980;
member corporation technical committee, Armonk, New York, 1980-1981;
manager materials and technical development, East Fishkill, New York, 1981-1983;
vice president research division, logic and memory, Yorktown Heights, 1983-1986;
director research, Yorktown Heights, 1986-1987;
vice-president, director research, Yorktown Heights, 1987-1989;
vice president, science and technical, Armonk, 1989-1993;
retired,, 1993. Member National Advisory Committee on Semicondrs. Member space studies board National Research Council.
K.T. Compton lecturer Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993-1994. Member National Science Board, since 1996.
Board overseers Harvard University, 1990-1996. Chair governing board American Institute of Physics, since 1998. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Optical Society American, American Physical Society (Pake prize 1989). Member National Academy of Engineering (elected councilor since 1995), RoyalSwedish Academy Engineering Sciences (Foreign member). M C.
Married Elizabeth Jean Saunders, September 20, 1958. Children: Sarah Richardson, Jennifer Mary.
1961 - 1963
1963 - 1976
1976 - 1980
1980 - 1981
1981 - 1983
1983 - 1986
1986 - 1987
1987 - 1989
1987 - 1989
1989 - 1993
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