Boris Peter Stoicheff
Boris Peter Stoicheff, physics professor (b at Bitola, Yugoslavia 1 June 1924). A specialist in spectroscopy, laser physics and nonlinear optics, he is known for his innovative use of lasers. After receiving a PhD from U of T in 1950 he joined the National Research Council of Canada in 1951. In 1964 he joined the physics department at U of T and was chairman of engineering science 1972-77.
He was president of the Optical Society of America in 1976, a member of the council of the NRC 1977-80 and 1981-83, and president of the Canadian Association of Physicists 1983-84.
His 150 articles in scientific journals discuss light, spectroscopy, molecular structures and lasers in relation to physics.