Interim Dean & Associate Professor

DipEng (UPEI); BSc, MSc, PhD (New Brunswick)

Dr. Peters is a mechanical engineer with a research background in fluid mechanics and hydraulics. He is currently the Associate Dean Academic in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering where he is responsible for the internal operation and delivery of the Faculty’s undergraduate degree program. His research work has focussed on the aquaculture industry with applications to improve water quality and production methods through optimizing the operation and design of water recirculation technology for fish production.

Recent Publications

Injecting sustainability into engineering design projects

New developments in engineering education for sustainable development, 2016

Do water temperature and flow affect sea lice development and settlement?

Aquaculture Canada 2001: Proceedings of the Contributed Papers of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Aquaculture Association of Canada, Halifax, NS, May 6-9, 2001, 2002

Monitoring and modelling of water quality in a finfish recirculation system

AES News, 2002

Do water temperature and flow affect sea lice development and settlement?

Special-Publication-Aquaculture-Association-of-Canada, 2001

Rough-surface gravity current flows

Tenth International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics, 2000

Research Classification

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Research Interests

  • Water quality monitoring
  • Engineering applications in fluid mechanics and hydraulics
  • Engineering applications in the aquaculture industry
  • Water recirculation technology
  • Waste solids removal
  • Production management
  • System optimization
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