Dennis K. Peters

Dennis K. Peters

B.Eng. (Memorial), M.Eng., PhD (McMaster), FEC, SMIEEE, P. Eng. 

  • Department Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Contact Information
Ph: 709-864-8929
Em: dpeters[at]mun.ca
Office: EN3058
Expertise
  • Computer System Verification and Validation
  • High Performance Computing
  • Parallel Processing Architecture and Applications
  • Simulation
  • Software Design and Specification
Research Interests
Software design, high performance computing, marine simulation.
Personal Profile

Dr. Dennis Peters is an Associate Professor and Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering where he has been a member of Faculty since 1998. His research involves techniques for design and verification of software and computer systems, with particular focus on high performance computing, real-time applications and parallel or distributed processing.

Dr. Peters is an active volunteer in the professional engineering community in Canada. He is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL) and serves on the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board (CEQB) and IEEE NL.

His teaching activity is primarily in the area of software, ranging from introductory programming courses to advanced topics such as real-time operating systems and concurrent programming.

When he can get away from his work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. As weather and schedule permit he enjoys sailing his C&C 30 Sea Plus Plus around the beautiful bays of Newfoundland.

Honours/Awards/Accreditation

PEGNL Teaching Award 2011
IEEE J. J. Archambault Eastern Canada Merit Award 2010
Fellow of Engineers Canada

Research Highlights

Current research projects:

  • Practical Ice Operations Design and Assessment Tool – GEM Project
  • Fillmore Software
Other Contacts
www.engr.mun.ca/~dpeters

Contact

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca