Wei Peng

University of Regina

  • Assistant Professor, Engineering General

ED 436.2




Research Interests

Development and application of Simulation, Modeling, and Optimization, techniques for dealing with uncertainty in Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, and Management.
  1. Statistical (Probability) Techniques.
  2. Risk Assessment, Decision Analysis, and Control Planning.
  3. Fuzzy Logic, Rough Sets, and Artificial Neural-Networks.
  4. Drinking Water quality Engineering, Wastewater Treatment, Water Resource Management, and Hydraulic Reliability Assessment.
  5. Radiology Engineering.
  6. Process Control Techniques in Industrial Applications.


ENGG100 Engineering Graphics
2013 - 2021

Fundamentals of graphical communication and analysis. Manual and computer-aided sketching and drawing techniques; orthographic and pictorial projections; multi-view, isometric and oblique drawings; basic descriptive geometry; introduction to working drawings.

ENGG 140 Mechanics for Engineers - Statics
2013 - 2021

Introduction to engineering mechanics including: force vectors , statics of particles and rigid bodies, centroids, mass centres, construction of freebody diagrams, analysis of structure, internal loads of structures and cables, distributed forces, moments of intertia and friction.

ENGG 141 Mechanics for Engineers - Dynamics
2013 - 2021

New Engineering class


Book Chapter

Chapter entitled "Modeling and evaluation of power systems vulnerability against the hurricane" in the Elsevier book entitled "Decentralized Frameworks for Future Power Systems”.

Journal Papers

  1. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2022) “Presentation of an Energy System for Recovery of the Waste Heat of Power plants by Hydrogen Production”, Case studies in thermal Engineering- ELSEVIER, IF: 4.72 (ACCEPTED not published yet)
  2. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2022) “Thermodynamic Analysis of a proposed Co-production Energy System for Electricity Generation and Hydrogen Production Driven by the combustion products of power plant”, Energy sources - TAYLOR&FRANCIS, IF:3.447 (ACCEPTED-will be published in August)
  3. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2022) “A Novel Hydrogen Production System to storage the Waste Thermal Energy of Power plants”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology -SPRINGE, IF: 3.01, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-022-04332-3
  4. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2021) “Thermodynamic analyses and optimization of an auxiliary heat exchanger equipped with an absorption refrigeration system to increase the cooling capability of Heller cooling tower”. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress-ELSEVIER (IF:4.40) Vol 25, Article 101032. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2021.101032.
  5. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2021) “Presentation of an Integrated Cooling System for enhancement of Cooling Capability in Heller Cooling Tower with Thermodynamic Analyses and Optimization.” International Journal of Refrigeration- ELSEVIER (IF:3.63) Vol 129, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2021.07.016.
  6. Poorvaezi-Roukerd S., Abdollahi A., and Peng W., (2021) “Flexibility-Constraint Integrated Resource Planning Framework Considering Demand and Supply Side Uncertainties with High Dimensional Dependencies.” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems-ELSEVIER. (IF:4.63), Vol 133, Article 107223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107223.
  7. Peng W. and Sadaghiani O. K., (2021) “Evaluation of Heat Flux Distribution Uniformity around the Receiver Tube of Parabolic Trough Collector based on Six Statistical and Geometrical Indices”. Journal of heat and mass transfer-ELSEVIER. (IF: 5.58), Vol 164, Article 120547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2020.120547.
  8. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2021) “Thermal Function Improvement of Phase Change Material (PCM) Using Alumina Nanoparticles in a Circular-Rectangular Cavity Using Lattice Boltzmann Method”. Journal of Energy Storage-ELSEVIER. (IF: 6.58), Vol.37, 102493. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102493
  9. Fallah B., Ng K., Richter A., Vu H., Peng W., and Torabi F. (2020) “Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Dissolved Metal Pollutants near an Unlined Municipal Landfill in a Semi-Arid Climate”. Int. J. of Envir. Sci. & Natural Resour., Vol. 26(2), pp: 35-47.
  10. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2021) “Thermal Performance Enhancement of Direct Absorption Solar Collector (DASC) using Nanoparticle in Sunray Trap”, Applied Thermal Engineering-ELSEVIER. (IF: 5.3).Vol. 187, pp. 116578 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2021.116578
  11. Siqueira L. and Peng W. (2021) “Control Strategy to Smooth Wind Power Output using Battery Energy Storage System: A Review”, Journal of Energy Storage-ELSEVIER. (IF: 6.58), Vol.35, 102252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102252
  12. Sadaghiani O. K. and Peng W. (2021) “Geometrical Variation in Receiver Tube of SEGS LS-2 Parabolic Trough Collector (PTC) based on Heat Flux Distribution to Improve the Thermal Performance”. International journal of Thermal Sciences -ELSEVIER (IF: 3.74), Vol. 165, pp106858.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2021.106858
  13. Peng W. and Sadaghiani O. K., (2021) “Using a Sun-rays trap in Direct-Absorption Solar Collector (DASC) to enhance the thermal efficiency of collector”.Thermal Science and Engineering Progress -ELSEVIER. (IF: 4.95), Vol 20, Article 100740. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2020.100740
  14. Carrera D., Mayorga R. V., and Peng. W. (2020) “A Soft Computing Approach for Group Decision Making: A Supply Chain Management Application”. Applied Soft Computing (IF:6.73). 91, Article 106201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2020.106201
  15. Peng W. and Mayorga R. V., (2020) “A Mathematical Model for Control and Optimization of Industrial Rotary Alumina Kiln Process”. Transactions on Systems. Vol 19, pp. 193-197. https://doi.org/10.37394/23202.2020.19.25
  16. Mettu S., Mayorga R. V., Peng W. (2020) "A FIS Approach to Prioritize Risks in a Chemical Industry.” Engineering World. Vol 2, pp. 39-46. http://www.engw.org/articles/2020/6.pdf.
  17. Peng W., Mayorga R. V. (2018) “Develop a Statistical Model to Improve Drinking Water Quality for Water Distribution Systems by Minimizing Heavy Metal Releases”.Water(IF:2.08). Vol 10, No 7, (Cited by 1 Paper). DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w10070939
  18. Pourjavad E. and Peng W*. (2017) “An Integrated MCDM approach for Risk Evaluation of New Product in Fuzzy Environment”. International Journal of Product Development (IJPD) (IF:0.73). Vol 22, No 3, pp. 165-188. (Cited by 3 Papers) DOI: 10.1504/IJPD.2017.10008341
  19. Peng W., Mayorga R. V., (2017) “A Fuzzy-Stochastic Approach for Binary Linear Programming under Uncertainties”. Journal of Mathematics Research (google-based IF:3.1). 9(3): 95-111. DOI:https://doi.org/10.5539/jmr.v9n3p95
  20. Mettu S., Mayorga R. V., Peng W. (2017) "A Fuzzy Inference System as a Risk Analysis Tool to Prioritize Risks in Medication Dispensing Process." International Journal of Fuzzy Systems and Advanced Applications. Vol 4, pp. 23-31. http://www.naun.org/main/NAUN/fuzzy/2017/a102017-074.pdf
  21. Peng W., Hussein E., Mayorga R.V., (2016) “An Automated Confirmatory System for Analysis of Mammograms”, Computer Methods and Programs in Bio-Medicine (IF:2.68). Vol. 125, page 134-144. (Cited by 12 Papers) URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26742491
  22. Peng W., Mayorga R. V. (2016) “Hydraulic reliability assessment and optimal rehabilitation / upgrading in water distribution systems under uncertainty”, Applied Mathematics --SCRIP (IF:0.68), 7: 2336-2353. DOI: 10.4236/am.2016.718184. URL: http://file.scirp.org/pdf/AM_2016121915510133.pdf
  23. Mettu S., Mayorga R. V., Peng W. (2016). “A Fuzzy Risk Analysis Approach to Improve Patient Safety by Risks Prioritization in Medication Dispensing”. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 1, 227-234. URL: http://www.iaras.org/iaras/filedownloads/ijems/2016/007-0030.pdf
  24. Peng W., Mayorga R. V. (2013). “An interval-coefficient fuzzy binary linear programming, the solution, and its application under uncertainties”. Journal of Operation Research Society (JORS) (IF:2.18). Vol. 64, No 10, pp.1557-1569. (Cited by 2 Papers). URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jors.2012.111
  25. Peng W., Mayorga R. V., and Imran S. (2012). “A rapid fuzzy optimization approach to source water blending problems in water distribution systems. Urban Water Journal (IF:2.74). 9(3): 177-187. (Cited by 3 Papers). URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1573062X.2011.652133
  26. Peng W., Mayorga R. V., and Imran S (2012). A robust optimization approach for real-time multiple source water blending problem. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology (IF:1.32), 61(2): 111-122. (Cited by 6 Papers). DOI: http://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2012.037
  27. Peng W., Mayorga R. V. (2008). “Assessing traffic noise impact based on probabilistic and fuzzy approaches under uncertainty”. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (IF:3.38), 22(4): 541-550. (Cited by 17 Papers). URL: https://www.infona.pl/resource/bwmeta1.element.springer-64843eeb-8141-3d3a-9237-6b61a80ea5a6

Conference Paper

  1. J. Virdi, W. Peng*, A. Sata (2019) “Feature selection with LASSO and VSURF to model mechanical properties for investment casting”. 2019 International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Science, Chennai, India, Conference Date: 2019/Feb 21-23. IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICCIDS.2019.8862141
  2. S. Barnwal, W. Peng*, (2019) “Crowdsensing-based WiFi Indoor Localization using Feed-forward Multilayer Perceptron Regressor”. 2019 International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Science, Chennai, India, Conference Date: 2019/Feb 21-23. IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICCIDS.2019.8862117.
  3. J. Virdi, W. Peng*, A. Sata (2019) “Extending Application of Variable Selection Using Random Forest (VSURF) Technique in Prediction of Mechanical Properties of Investment Castings”. 8th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Metallurgical Processes in Steelmaking (STEELSIM2019), Toronto, Canada, Conference Date: 2019/Aug 13-15.http://digital.library.aist.org/pages/PR-503-053.htm.
  4. S. Mettu, R. V. Mayorga. W. Peng (2016). “A Fuzzy Risk Analysis Approach to Improve Patient Safety by Risks Prioritization in Medication Dispensing”. 17th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Rome, Italy, Conference Date: 2016/10. Nine pages, 2 columns
  5. 5. W. Peng*, R. V.Mayorga, E. Hussein (2016). “Rough Set Based Image Estimation System for the Importance of the Region of Interest in Mammograms”. 2016 International Joint Conference on Rough Sets, Santiago, Chile, Conference Date: October 7 to 11, 2016.