Dr Lei has a wide range of knowledge and substantial experience in cross-disciplinary research spreading across areas of mathematics, physics, computer science and engineering.
Dr Lei is a visiting research fellow at Glyndwr University and an associate lecturer in the School of Computing, Informatics and Media at the University of Bradford. He has a PhD in Computational Mathematics and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Bradford.
He has worked as a post-doctoral research associate in the Centre for Micro and Nano Systems at Lancaster University, and played a leading role in the development of a robust molecular electronics device model for circuit and system design. Having been working on several cross- disciplinary projects at various leading research institutes in the UK, he has knowledge and experience in subjects including numerical methods, large-scale data analysis, statistics, and computer modelling. He has published research articles in leading international journals, presented at international conferences, and has been an invited speaker at various research seminars. He also successfully organised international research events at both Lancaster University and University of Bradford.
He believes that mathematics provides the ideal means of addressing some of the most crucial problems businesses and society are facing in the 21st century.