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Eric Laurentius Peterson

Visiting Research Fellow (Bioclimatic Design), University of Leeds

I develop and manage progressive and quantitative solutions of engineering problems across the disciplines of Mechanical, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, with specialist expertise in ground-source heating, building energy, marine aquaculture, and desalination – all with reference to sustainability, adaptation, and transition engineering.
PhD, James Cook University, Townsville 1999.
First Class Hons. (summa cum laude) Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University 1994.
RPEQ (Australia & NZ) 1989 & PE (USA) Environmental & Mechanical consulting 1989.
BSci Mech Eng, University of Massachusetts at Amherst 1982 (Energy/thermo-fluids).


  • –present
    Visiting Research Fellow (Bioclimatic Design), University of Leeds


  • 1999 
    James Cook University of North Queensland, PhD