Electronic Systems Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Dr. Lei Zhang

PEng, CEng, EUR Ing

Assistant Professor


Dr. Lei Zhang


Office:     Education Building ED470
Phone:      306-337-2588
Email:      lei.zhang@uregina.ca
Address: Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science
University of Regina
                 3737 Wascana Parkway
                 Regina, SK S4S 0A2


Dr. Lei Zhang  is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Regina. She completed her PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Brunel University (UK) in 2012. Previous to her academic career, Dr. Zhang worked as a project leader for The TWI Ltd in the UK from 2006 to 2012, and as a senior hardware engineer for the Cambridge Technology Group in the UK in 2013. She is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists in Canada (APEGS), a registered Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the British Engineering Council, and a registered European Engineer (Eur ING) with the European Federation of National Engineering Associations. She is passionate about teaching, research and innovation, as well as philosophy, history and music.

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Networks, Spiking Neural Networks, Computational Neuroscience, Cognitive Computing, Brain Stimulation,  Hardware Acceleration, Field Programmable Gates Arrays, Non-destructive Testing, Ultrasound Testing, Pipeline inspection.


ENEL 384 Digital Electronics

ENEL 387 Microcontroller System Design

ENEL 489/789 FPGA Design Using VHDL

ENEL 864 FPGA Design Appliances

ENEL 890AP Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience

ENEL 890AH System Design and Testing Using Boundary-Scan