Chihray R. Liu, PhD

Chihray Liu, PhDProfessor and Chief Physicist

Thomas P. Mitchell Professorship in Clinical Physics

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Enhanced dynamic wedge
  • Benchmark Datasets data collection
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy delivery and verification
  • Dose and machine output calculation
  • Treatment planning optimization
  • Computer modeling of dynamic therapy treatment using multileaf collimator
  • Technical improvements in delivery of radiation
  • Computerized routine treatment procedures
  • Image registration and image-guided radiation therapy
  • High precision radiation therapy (rigid and non-rigid)
  • Quality assurance automation
  • Characterization of radiation therapy devices
  • Optical tracking system to improve patient treatment quality and safety
  • Paperless departmental procedure optimization

 

Education

1988 PhD (Physics) University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
1985 MS (Physics) University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
1980 BS (physics National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, Republic of China

 

Professional Appointments

May 2015-present Thomas P. Mitchell Professorship in Clinical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
Jul 2009-present Professor and Chief of Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida,
Jul 2012-present Affiliate Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Jul 1999-June 2009 Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
Jul 1994-Jun 2012 Affiliate Faculty, Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of Florida
Oct 1993-Jul 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
Jul 1992-Jun 1993 Assistant Member, Department of Radiation Oncology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Jul 1992-Sep 1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Radiology, Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Tennessee

 

Professional Memberships

1996-2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine

 

Awards and Honors

2013 Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine
2006-2007 College of Medicine Divisional Superior Accomplishment Award
1988 Sigma Xi Travel Grant Award
1979 National Science Foundation Fellowship, Taiwan

 

Publications

Dr. Liu’s publications can be found at the following public database: My NCBI Bibliography (Chihray R. Liu, PhD).