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Dr Kevin Hayward

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5711, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO23.350
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5711
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.350  


Kevin is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering within the School of Engineering.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia.


Recent Research Grants

  • Design, Microstructure and Properties of Biomedical Titanium Alloys,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2017 - 2021,  $76,000.
  • Polymer/ rare earth nano-sized Gadolinium metal hybrid materials-preparation methods, characterization and application,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2014 - 2017,  $60,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Vafadarshamasbi, A., Hayward, K., Tolouei Rad, M., (2017), Sensitivity analysis for justification of utilising special purpose machine tools in the presence of uncertain parameters. International Journal of Production Research, 55(13), 3842-3861, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2017.1308032.
  • Ayres, T., Hayward, K., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Design of a Custom FSAE Engine. SAE-A Vehicle Technology Engineer, 3(1), 15, Werribee, Victoria, The Society of Automotive Engineers-Australasia.
  • La, L., Leatherday, C., Qin, P., Leong, Y., Hayward, K., Jiang, B., Zhang, L., (2017), The interaction between encapsulated Gd2O3 particles and polymeric matrix: the mechanism of fracture and X-ray attenuation properties. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 535(December 2017), 175-183, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.09.038.
  • Vafadarshamasbi, A., Hayward, K., Tolouei Rad, M., (2017), Drilling reconfigurable machine tool selection and process parameters optimization as a function of product demand. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 45(August 2017), 58-69, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmsy.2017.08.004.
  • Vafadarshamasbi, A., Tolouei Rad, M., Hayward, K., (2016), New cost model for feasibility analysis of utilising special purpose machine tools. International Journal of Production Research, 54(24), 7330-7344, Taylor and Francis Ltd., DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2016.1181283.
  • La, L., Leong, Y., Leatherday, C., Au, P., Hayward, K., Zhang, L., (2016), X-ray protection, surface chemistry and rheology of ball-milled submicron Gd2O3 aqueous suspension. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 501(2016), 75-82, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.04.058.
  • Vafadarshamasbi, A., Tolouei Rad, M., Hayward, K., Abhary, K., (2016), Technical feasibility analysis of utilizing special purpose machine tools. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 39(2016), 53?62, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmsy.2016.02.003.
  • La, L., Leong, Y., Watts, HP., Au, P., Hayward, K., Zhang, L., (2016), A novel approach for the preparation of nanosized Gd2O3 structure: The influence of surface force on the morphology of ball milled particles. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 506(2016), 13-19, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2016.06.005.

Conference Publications

  • Vafadarshamasbi, A., Tolouei Rad, M., Hayward, K., (2017), Evaluation of the effect of product demand uncertainty on manufacturing system selection. 27th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, 00, Italy, ELSEVIER.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Feasibility Analysis Of Using Special Purpose Machines For Drilling-related Operations

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  From Gd2o3 Suspension To Nanocomposite: Synthesis, Properties And Radiation Protection
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