Dr. Peidong Wu – Faculty of Engineering
Peidong Wu

Dr. Peidong Wu


Metal forming, cutting and removal, plasticity and formability, finite element analysis, materials and microstructural engineering, mechanics of engineering materials and composites, robotics, solid mechanics, biomechanics

Areas of Specialization

Current status

  • Accepting graduate students

  • Professor

    Mechanical Engineering


Specific Research Activities

The following is a brief list of my research interests:

Constitutive modelling of large strain behaviour of rubbers and polymers
Constitutive modelling of deformation and failure of metals
Numerical simulation of surface instabilities and material instabilities
Multiscale modelling of size effect in manufacture processes

Block Heading

  • B.Sc., Zhejiang University, 1982
  • M.Eng., China University of Mining and Technology, 1987
  • Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, 1994
  • International Magnesium Science & Technology Award – Innovative Research & Application Award (2020). (established by the International Magnesium Society and Journal of Magnesium Alloys in 2020)
  • The TMS Light Metals Magnesium Best Paper – Fundamental Research Award (2018)
  • The TMS Light Metals Magnesium Best Paper – Student Award (2016)
  • NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award (2011)
  • The International Journal of Plasticity Medal Award (2009)
  • The Early Researcher Award, Ministry of Research and Innovation of Ontario (2007)
  • Novelis Best Technology Award (2006)
  • Alcan Best Technology Award (2003)
  • NSERC Canada International Fellow (August 1994 – July 1996)