In memoriam of David Anthony Armstrong

In memoriam of David Anthony Armstrong Res Chem Intermed (2009) 35:347–348 DOI 10.1007/s11164-009-0039-3 Krzysztof Bobrowski Æ Jerzy L. Gebicki Springer Science+Business Media BV 2009 David Anthony Armstrong was born in Barbados on August 27, 1930. He received his BSc Diploma in Chemistry in 1952 and his PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 1955 under the supervision of Prof. C. A. Winkler. During 1955–1957, he was Brotherton Research Lecturer at the University of Leeds in England and was involved in research on the radiation chemistry of water with Prof. F. S. Dainton. After a 2-year NRC postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. J. W. T. Spinks at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, he joined the staff of the University of Alberta in Calgary, Canada, in 1958. He served there as head of Department of Chemistry and also as dean of the Faculty of Science (1984–1989). After his retirement in 1991, he was awarded emeritus status and was appointed Faculty Professor in 1994. He was also appointed to the Research and Development Advisory Panel of the Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., the IUPAC Chemistry Task Group on radical reduction potentials. He passed away suddenly at his home in Calgary on July 24, 2006, in Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

In memoriam of David Anthony Armstrong

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