Position

Senior Lecturer
Computer Sc, Engineering & Mathematics

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Monash University
  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tabriz
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Razi University

Honours, awards and grants

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University, 2015.
  • The Premier’s Research and Industry Fund Catalyst Research Grant, Government of South Australia, Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (2014-2016).
  • Major Equipment Grant for Teaching and Research for "Micro-Hardness Tester", Faculty of Science and Engineering, Flinders University (2013); RH Oskouei, S Wildy and Y Tang.
  • Most Highly Cited Paper, Awarded to: RH Oskouei, M Keikhosravy and C Soutis (2014). Proc. IMechE Vol. 223 Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering (2009) 863-871.
  • Winner of Outstanding Paper Awards (2013) - International Journal of Structural Integrity. Authors: Keikhosravy M, Oskouei RH, Soltani P, Atas A, Soutis C.
  • Postgraduate PublicationsAward (PPA), Awarded by Monash University, Australia; 2012.
  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS), Awarded by the Australian Government, Australia; 2008.
  • Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS), Awarded by Monash University, Australia; 2008.
  • 2nd Rank in Master’s of Mechanical Engineering, Awarded by the University of Tabriz; 2005.
  • 2nd Rank in Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering, Awarded by Razi University; 2003.

Topic Coordinator:

  • ENGR1722  Engineering Physics and Materials
  • ENGR7891  Fatigue and Fracture Analysis
  • ENGR7921  Materials Selection in Design
  • ENGR8752  Engineering Physics and Materials GE

Topic Lecturer:

  • ENGR1722  Engineering Physics and Materials
  • ENGR7891  Fatigue and Fracture Analysis
  • ENGR7921  Materials Selection in Design
  • ENGR8752  Engineering Physics and Materials GE

Research expertise

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering

Research interests

  • Mechanical behaviour of biomaterials
  • Fretting wear in orthopaedic implants
  • Metal 3D printing for biomedical implants
  • Surface modification methods

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Fretting and corrosion testing of modular junctions in hip joint replacement (1) ; Finite element modelling of head-neck taper junction in total hip replacement (1) ; Damage characterisation of taper junction in hip joint implants (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings for implant materials (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Stress and failure analysis of bolted joints (1) ;

RHD Student Achievements

  • Hamidreza Farhoudi
    Chris Marlin Postgraduate Student Publication Prize, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Flinders University - April 2015
  • Khosro Fallahnezhad
    Chris Marlin Postgraduate Student Publication Prize, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Flinders University - April 2016

Publications

  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., jones, C., Taylor, M. and Solomon, L. (2015). Surface damage characterisation of taper junction in hip joint implants . In 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics. 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics. Prague, Czech Republic. Jul 2015.
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2014). A three dimensional finite element model of the head-neck junction of a modular total hip arthroplasty. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014, pp. 139.
    [Web Link]
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2014). Three-dimensional frictional moment induced from head-cup bearings of hip joint implants. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014, pp. 137-137.
    [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). Fatigue and mechanical performance of electroless nickel-phosphorous coatings deposited on aluminium alloy 7075. In D Hui, ed. 20th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering. 20th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering. Beijing, China. Jul 2012.
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2016). Development of a fretting wear model for the head-neck junction of hip implants in a simulated physiological body fluid. In ICoBT 2016. 3rd International Conference on BioTribology. London, UK. Sep 2016.
  • Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Rahmat, M. (2013). Effect of titanium nitride coatings on the fatigue response of aircraft structural aluminium alloys. In AIAC15 Proceedings. Melbourne, VIC: Engineers Australia. 15th Australian International Aerospace Congress. Melbourne, VIC. Feb 2013, pp. 436-440.
    [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2013). EN Coatings as a structural improvement to fastener holes susceptible to fatigue cracks. In AIAC15 Proceedings. Melbourne, VIC: Engineers Australia. 15th Australian International Aerospace Congress. Melbourne, VIC. Feb 2013, pp. 441-453.
    [Web Link]
  • Hemmati Vand, E., Oskouei, R.H. and Chakherlou, T. (2008). An experimental method for measuring clamping force in bolted connections and effect of bolt threads lubrication on its value. In World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. Bangkok, Thailand: World Academy of Sceince, Engineering and Technology. 29th International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering. Bangkok, Thailand. Dec 2008, pp. 457-460.
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2018). A finite element study on the mechanical response of the head-neck interface of hip implants under realistic forces and moments of daily activities: Part 2. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 77 pp. 164-170.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.08.038]
  • Hashemi Oskouei, R., Barati, M.R., Farhoudi, H., Taylor, M. and Solomon, L.B. (2017). A new finding on the in-vivo crevice corrosion damage in a CoCrMo hip implant. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-BIOMIMETIC AND SUPRAMOLECULAR SYSTEMS, 79 pp. 390-398.
    [10.1016/j.msec.2017.05.086] [Web Link]
  • Farhoudi, H., Fallahnezhad, K., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2017). A finite element study on the mechanical response of the head-neck interface of hip implants under realistic forces and moments of daily activities: Part 1, level walking. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 pp. 470-476.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.08.012] [Scopus]
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Badnava, H. and Taylor, M. (2017). An adaptive finite element simulation of fretting wear damage at the headneck taper junction of total hip replacement: The role of taper angle mismatch. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 pp. 58-67.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.003] [Web Link]
  • Hashemi Oskouei, R., Fallahnezhad, K. and Kuppusami, S. (2016). An Investigation on the Wear Resistance and Fatigue Behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V Notched Members Coated with Hydroxyapatite Coatings. Materials, 9(2)
    [10.3390/ma9020111]
  • Hashemi Oskouei, R., Barati, M.R. and Ibrahim, R.N. (2016). Surface Characterizations of Fretting Fatigue Damage in Aluminum Alloy 7075-T6 Clamped Joints: The Beneficial Role of Ni–P Coatings. Materials, 9(3)
    [10.3390/ma9030141]
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Pasha Zanoosi, A.A., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2016). An Analytical Calculation of Frictional and Bending Moments at the Head-Neck Interface of Hip Joint Implants during Different Physiological Activities. Materials, 9(12) pp. Art: 982.
    [10.3390/ma9120982] [Scopus]
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2016). Influence of geometry and materials on the axial and torsional strength of the head–neck taper junction in modular hip replacements: A finite element study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 60 pp. 118-126.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.12.044] [Scopus]
  • Rahmat, M.A., Ibrahim, R., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Razak, B.B.A. (2016). Fatigue life behaviour of TiAlN and TiAlN/CrN coated notched P20 steel specimens. FATIGUE & FRACTURE OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS & STRUCTURES, 39 pp. 57-67.
    [10.1111/ffe.12327] [Scopus]
  • Abdollahi, E., Chakherlou, T.N. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2016). Ratcheting Behaviour of Stainless Steel 316L with Interference Fitted Holes in Low-Cycle Fatigue Region. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals,
    [10.1007/s12666-016-0931-7]
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Steele, A. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2015). Failure Mode Analysis of Aluminium Alloy 2024-T3 in Double-Lap Bolted Joints with Single and Double Fasteners; A Numerical and Experimental Study. Materials, 8(6) pp. 3195-3209.
    [10.3390/ma8063195] [Scopus]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2015). A stress-based approach to analyse fretting fatigue life behaviour of electroless Ni-P coated Al 7075-T6. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 631 pp. 126-138.
    [10.1016/j.msea.2015.02.033] [Scopus]
  • Mohammadpour, M., Hassanifard, S. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2015). Fatigue Life Behaviour of Spot Friction Welded Al 5083-O in Single Cover Butt Joints. Strain, 51(6) pp. 504-514.
    [10.1111/str.12167] [Scopus]
  • Kuppusami, S. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2015). Parylene Coatings in Medical Devices and Implants: A Review. Universal Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 3(2) pp. 9-14.
  • Ibrahim, R., Rahmat, M., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Singh, R. (2015). Monolayer TiAlN and multilayer TiAlN/CrN PVD coatings as surface modifiers to mitigate fretting fatigue of AISI P20 steel. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 137 pp. 64-78.
    [10.1016/j.engfracmech.2015.01.009]
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2015). A novel analytical approach for determining the frictional moments and torques acting on modular femoral components in total hip replacements. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(6) pp. 976-983.
    [10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.02.010] [Scopus]
  • Hussenbocus, S., Kosuge, D., Solomon, L., Howie, D. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2015). Head-Neck Taper Corrosion in Hip Arthroplasty. BioMed Research International, 2015 pp. Article: 758123.
    [10.1155/2015/758123] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Mohammadpour, M., Kalajahi, M., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Shakouri, M. (2014). Fatigue life estimation of coach peel riveted joints using multi-axial fatigue criteria. Materials and Design, 62 pp. 327-333.
    [Scopus]
  • Bazghaleh, M., Grainger, S., Cazzolato, B., Tien-Fu, L. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). Implementation and analysis of an innovative digital charge amplifier for hysteresis reduction in piezoelectric stack actuators. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(4) pp. Article: 045005.
    [10.1063/1.4871295] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). A study on the combined effect of notch and fretting on the fatigue life behaviour of Al 7075-T6. Materials and Design, 60 pp. 136-145.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.059] [Scopus]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Oskouei, R.H. (2013). Stress Raisers and Its Effect on Fatigue Sensitivity: A Study of Notch and Fretting Fatigue. Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 1(3) pp. 83-91.
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Singh, R. (2013). The effect of electroless Ni-P coatings on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 fastener holes with symmetrical slits. International Journal of Fatigue, 52 pp. 30-38.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2013.02.007] [Scopus]
  • Keikhosravy, M., Oskouei, R.H., Soltani, P., Atas, A. and Soutis, C. (2012). Effect of geometric parameters on the stress distribution in Al 2024-T3 single-lap bolted joints. International Journal of Structural Integrity, 3(1) pp. 79-93.
    [10.1108/17579861211210018] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Barati, M.R. (2012). An experimental study on the characteristics and delamination of TiN coatings deposited on Al 7075-T6 under fatigue cycling. Thin Solid Films, 526 pp. 155-162.
    [10.1016/j.tsf.2012.11.016] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). The effect of clamping compressive stresses on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates at different temperatures. Materials and Design, 34 pp. 90-97.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2011.07.073] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). Improving fretting fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates using electroless Ni-P coatings. International Journal of Fatigue, 44 pp. 157-167.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2012.05.003] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). An investigation on the fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 coated with titanium nitride using physical vapour deposition process. Materials and Design, 39 pp. 294-302.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2012.02.056] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). Restoring the tensile properties of PVD-TiN coated Al 7075-T6 using a post heat treatment. Surface and Coatings Technology, 205(15) pp. 3967-3973.
    [10.1016/j.surfcoat.2011.02.041] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). The effect of a heat treatment on improving the fatigue properties of aluminium alloy 7075-T6 coated with TiN by PVD. Procedia Engineering, 10 pp. 1936-1942.
    [10.1016/j.proeng.2011.04.321] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). The effect of typical flight temperatures on the fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 clamped plates. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 528(3) pp. 1527-1533.
    [10.1016/j.msea.2010.10.074] [Scopus]
  • Soltani, P., Keikhosravy, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Soutis, C. (2011). Studying the Tensile Behaviour of GLARE Laminates: A Finite Element Modelling Approach. Applied Composite Materials, 18(4) pp. 271-282.
    [10.1007/s10443-010-9155-x] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Elambasseril, J. and Ibrahim, R. (2010). Load-displacement behaviour of AA 7075-T6 holed and clamped plates at different environmental temperatures. World Journal of Engineering, 7(Suppl 3) pp. 895-896.
    [Web Link]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Keikhosravy, M. and Soutis, C. (2010). A finite element stress analysis of aircraft bolted joints loaded in tension. Aeronautical Journal, 114(1156) pp. 315-320.
    [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Chakherlou, T. (2009). Reduction in clamping force due to applied longitudinal load to aerospace structural bolted plates. Aerospace Science and Technology, 13(6) pp. 325-330.
    [10.1016/j.ast.2009.06.001] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Keikhosravy, M. and Soutis, C. (2009). Estimating clamping pressure distribution and stiffness in aircraft bolted joints by finite-element analysis. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 223(7) pp. 863-871.
    [10.1243/09544100JAERO596] [Scopus]
  • Chakherlou, T. and Oskouei, R.H. (2008). Reduction in clamping force due to applied axial load to bolted plates, experimental and numerical investigations. Journal of Faculty of Engineering, 35(2) pp. 69-74.
    [Web Link]
  • Chakherlou, T., Oskouei, R.H. and Vogwell, J. (2008). Experimental and numerical investigation of the effect of clamping force on the fatigue behaviour of bolted plates. Engineering Failure Analysis, 15(5) pp. 563-574.
    [10.1016/j.engfailanal.2007.04.009] [Scopus]
  • Chakherlou, T. and Oskouei, R.H. (2007). An investigation on fatigue failure modes of aluminum alloy 7075-T6 bolted joints. Amirkabir Journal of Science & Technology, 18(66B) pp. 45-54.
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2018). A finite element study on the mechanical response of the head-neck interface of hip implants under realistic forces and moments of daily activities: Part 2. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 77 pp. 164-170.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.08.038]
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Badnava, H. and Taylor, M. (2017). An adaptive finite element simulation of fretting wear damage at the headneck taper junction of total hip replacement: The role of taper angle mismatch. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 pp. 58-67.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.003] [Web Link]
  • Farhoudi, H., Fallahnezhad, K., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2017). A finite element study on the mechanical response of the head-neck interface of hip implants under realistic forces and moments of daily activities: Part 1, level walking. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 pp. 470-476.
    [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.08.012] [Scopus]
  • Hashemi Oskouei, R., Barati, M.R., Farhoudi, H., Taylor, M. and Solomon, L.B. (2017). A new finding on the in-vivo crevice corrosion damage in a CoCrMo hip implant. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-BIOMIMETIC AND SUPRAMOLECULAR SYSTEMS, 79 pp. 390-398.
    [10.1016/j.msec.2017.05.086] [Web Link]
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Pasha Zanoosi, A.A., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2016). An Analytical Calculation of Frictional and Bending Moments at the Head-Neck Interface of Hip Joint Implants during Different Physiological Activities. Materials, 9(12) pp. Art: 982.
    [10.3390/ma9120982] [Scopus]
  • Bazghaleh, M., Grainger, S., Cazzolato, B., Tien-Fu, L. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). Implementation and analysis of an innovative digital charge amplifier for hysteresis reduction in piezoelectric stack actuators. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(4) pp. Article: 045005.
    [10.1063/1.4871295] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Mohammadpour, M., Kalajahi, M., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Shakouri, M. (2014). Fatigue life estimation of coach peel riveted joints using multi-axial fatigue criteria. Materials and Design, 62 pp. 327-333.
    [Scopus]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). A study on the combined effect of notch and fretting on the fatigue life behaviour of Al 7075-T6. Materials and Design, 60 pp. 136-145.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.059] [Scopus]
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2014). A three dimensional finite element model of the head-neck junction of a modular total hip arthroplasty. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014, pp. 139.
    [Web Link]
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2014). Three-dimensional frictional moment induced from head-cup bearings of hip joint implants. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014, pp. 137-137.
    [Web Link]

Professional and community engagement

Editorial Board Member:

  • International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation

Special Issue Editor:

"Failure Analysis of Biometals" in Metals (2017-2018): http://www.mdpi.com/journal/metals/special_issues/failure_biometals

Special Issue Editor:

"Surface Modification Methods to Improve Fatigue, Fretting Fatigue, and Fretting Wear Behavior of Materials" in Materials (2015): http://www.mdpi.com/journal/materials/special_issues/fretting-fatigue

Scientific Committee Member of the 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM9), 27-29 Nov 2017, Sydney, Australia.

Journal Reviewer (Selected):

Acta Biomaterialia, Materials and Design, International Journal of Fatigue, Tribology International, Wear, Materials, Experimental Mechanics, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, Engineering Structures.

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Engineering - Biomedical

Contact

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Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Further information

Biomaterials Research Group

  • For PhD and Research opportunities please contact Dr Reza Oskouei
  • There is currently an available PhD project on the "Development of metal alloys for biomedical implants" in collaboration with Associate Professor Reza Ghomashchi from the University of Adelaide. If you are interested in this project, please send your CV together with your academic transcripts to reza.oskouei@flinders.edu.au . Visit Postgraduate Research Scholarships for availability and details of scholarships.  

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