Fonds F 124 - Stalin A. Boctor fonds

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Stalin A. Boctor fonds

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F 124

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  • 1987, 1992 (Creation)
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    Boctor, Stalin A.

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2 books : 847p. and 856p.

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(1943-2011)

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Stalin Boctor received his Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from the University of Cairo. After graduation he taught Electrical Engineering classes there. He came to Canada to the University of Waterloo. There he earned his Masters degree and began teaching at the University while earning his Ph.D. In 1970 Stalin Boctor won a post Doctoral fellowship from the National Research Council leading him to teach at the University of Toronto for a year. In 1971 he joined Ryerson Polytechnical Institute as an instructor in the department of Electrical Technology – later becoming Electrical Engineering. In 1975 he became a registered professional Engineer, in 1978 he was elected a Senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and in 1979 he went on sabbatical working with Bell Northern Research. Stalin Boctor was involved with CATE – the Centre for Advanced Technology Education as the program director in Photonics. From 1986 until 1996 he was the Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and became a member of Ryerson’s 25 Year Club in 1996. From 1997 to 2002 he was the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, becoming Dean in 2003. He held this roll until his retirement in 2009. That same year he was awarded the inaugural Errol Aspevig Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership. Stalin Boctor passed away September 4, 2011.

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Fonds consists of 2 textbooks on electric circuitry. They are the first and second editions of the book.

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Books came to the Archives in two separate accessions. The first was donated in 1987 by the Office of the President. The second was donated in 1992 by the former Chief Librarian, Richard Malinski.

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Books are listed in the Ryerson Library catalogue: http://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca/

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