Dennis Peters 
Dennis Peters
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dennis K. Peters, P.Eng., Ph.D., FEC is an Associate Professor and Chair of Electrical and omputer Engineering at Memorial University in St. John's, NL, Canada where he has been amember of Faculty since 1998. He earned the B.Eng. (Electrical) degree at Memorial University in 1990, before going to work in the high-tech industry at Newbridge Networks (now Alcatel) in Ottawa, Ontario. After two years in industry he returned to school, this time at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he completed the M.Eng. (Electrical & Computer) in 1995 and Ph.D. (Electrical & Computer Engineering) in 2000. His research involves techniques for design and verification of software and computer systems, with particular focus on real-time applications and parallel or distributed processing.

In addition to his role as Chair (2013) of the Canadian Heads of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CHECE), Dr. Peters is an active volunteer in the professional engineering community in Canada. He serves on the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board (CEQB), chairs the Registration Committee for the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL) and is a member of the executive committee for the Newfoundland and Labrador Section of the IEEE. He has also served on the organizational committees for local, national and international conferences.

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

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