Dr. Armstrong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at CSU, Sacramento. Dr. Armstrong specializes in computational mechanics and earthquake engineering with research and project experience in the seismic evaluation of dams and other water resource structures. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanics, computer programing, and earthquake engineering; he also provides training in numerical modeling with FLAC (Itasca Consulting Inc.). His is a member of EERI and USSD. He serves as a committee member on the USSD Earthquakes Committee.