Jason Hayes, PhD
VP Research & Development
Jason Hayes is Minifab's VP Research & Development, member of the Senior Management Team and one of Minifab's most experienced Project Managers. Since joining Minifab in 2002 Jason has been responsible for delivering many key projects in the area of microfabrication, microfluidic devices and medical diagnostics, working with Australian, European and US based clients. Dr Hayes was also responsible for installing Minifab's ISO13485:2003 Quality Management System and for the successful certification audit.
Jason now has over 15 years professional experience in applied micro and nano technology research and development, with particular emphasis in transfer of product development activities to manufacturing. Prior to joining Minifab in 2002 Jason worked as systems engineer integrating turnkey laser solutions into development and manufacturing facilities around the world (1996-1999), and then as a senior lecturer (MicroSystems Technology) at Swinburne University of Technology (1999-2006).
Jason earned his BSc and PhD in Applied Physics from the University of Hull in the UK, both specialising in the application of lasers technologies.