Lead Engineer, Operation & Control Systems
Hao Zhang received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Automation from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China in 1995, and a Masters of Applied Science in Electronic System Engineering from the University of Regina in 2004. Hao is a professional engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
Prior to joining CII, Hao worked as a controls engineer in China for 5 years and at Canadian Light Source Inc. (CLS) for 11 years. He has extensive expertise in controls system, safety system, and engineering project management. In CLS, Hao was the designer of several critical controls and safety systems for CLS accelerators, and provided leadership to multiple controls and safety project management.
Most recently, Hao was closely involved in the development of the Medical Isotope Production (MIP) facility and played leading roles in many aspects. Hao was responsible for the engineering of controls and safety systems as well as project management for the development of the MIP facility. As the project progressed, Hao took the responsibility of the MIP facility operation management for Mo-99 production.