Division of Medical Physics

medical physics Research

David Pearson, Ph.D.

  • Adaptive Therapy - the ability to change a patients plan based on the assessment of daily imaging
  • Improvements in External Beam treatment planning
  • Partial Breast Irradiation with brachytherapy applicators
  • Monte Carlo simulations of medical linear accelerators

Nicholas Sperling, Ph.D.

  • Monte Carlo based treatment planning using scalable computing cluster
  • Exit portal image fluence recovery for dosimetry and verification
  • Linear accelerator collision detection and avoidance modeling using patient specific geometries
  • Dose calculation and optimization algorithm design and parallelization implementation

Sulaiman Aldoohan, Ph.D.

  • Study and develop MRI pulse sequences for the potential applications of diffusion through susceptibility induced field gradient on human brain white matter’s T2 relaxation time image contrast.
Last Updated: 9/23/22