David S. Armstrong

Chancellor Professor of Physics

College of William & Mary

silly photo (my alter ego)
B.Sc., McGill University, 1981
M.Sc., Queen's University, 1984
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1988.

            Curiculum Vitae

    Research Interests:

My research interests are in the area of Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics.
Experiments are conducted at Jefferson Lab and TRIUMF.

A list of my publications and some recent talks is available.

Recent press coverage of the Q-weak experiment's first result, which represents the first measurement of the proton's weak charge, and which appeared in Physical Review Letters:

A preprint of the weak charge paper is here.

Some older items from the press about my research (and related things):

    Research Students:

Jim Dowd (PhD Student)
Valerie Gray (PhD Student) Victoria Owen (PhD Student) Zach Hutcheson (Senior Undergraduate Student) Jacob McCormick (Honors Undergraduate Student) Scott Mundy (Undergraduate) Hannah Smith (Undergraduate)

You can also look at a list of recent research students with thesis titles.


Fall 2016:        Physics 101 (General Physics)
Spring 2016:   Physics 108 "Physics for the Life Sciences II"
Fall 2015:        Physics 101 (General Physics)
Spring 2015:   Physics 150 "The Quantum World" (Freshman Seminar)
                         Physics 175D (Cosmology - Discussion Section)


Contact points:

Office (W & M): (757) 221-3489    
Jefferson Lab:  (757) 269-6087        
FAX:            (757) 221-3540
E-Mail: armd@physics.wm.edu   or    armd@jlab.org
Snail-Mail:   Dept. of Physics
              P.O. Box 8795
              College of William and Mary
              Williamsburg, Virginia
              23187-8795   USA

Physics Department
College of William and Mary
last updated Sep. 2016