Bo Lu, PhD

Bo Lu, MSAssociate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Treatment planning optimization
  • Image-guided radiation therapy development for stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • Dose calculation theory and practice
  • Quality assurance development

 

Education

2013 PhD (Medical Physics) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2005 MS (Medical Physics) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2003 MS (Operational Research, Radiation Therapy Optimization) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2001 ME (Control Theory and Application) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
1998 BS (Automatic Control) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

Professional Appointments

July 2018 – present Associate Professor in Radiation Oncology Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florida
July 2014 – present Graduate Student Coordinator in Radiation Oncology Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Florida
Dec 2013 – June 2017 Affiliated Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Nov 2013 – June 2018 Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
Jan 2007-Nov 2013 Assistant (Instructor level) in Radiation Oncology Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
May 2005-Dec 2006 Instructor in Radiation Oncology Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

Professional Memberships

American Association of Physicists in Medicine
American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
American College of Radiology (ACR)
Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 2017 – present.
Editorial Advisory Board Member, JSM Clinical and Medical Imaging: Case and Reviews, 2016 – present

 

Honors and Awards

Medical Physics Education Award for Graduate Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida, 2016-2017
Medical Physics Education Award for Graduate Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida, 2015-2016

 

Patents

  • Y Chen, H zhang, Justin Park, B Lu (lead), Provisional Patent: Common mask guided reconstruction for enhanced four dimensional cone-beam computed tomography. Application Serial No.62/118,952
  • K Mittauer, G Yan, C Liu, R Helmig, B Lu. Provisional Patent: Cranial Alignment Device for use in intracranial stereotactic surgery. U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/316,396
  • G Yan, B Lu, J Li and C Liu. International/U.S. Patent: Ambiguity-free optical tracking system. Patent Publication No.WO2013155388 A1 2013
  • G Yan, B Lu, J Li and C Liu. International/U.S. Patent: Prevention of setup errors in radiotherapy. Patent Publication No.WO2013155388 A1 2013

 

Select Publications

  • H Liu, Y Chen, B Lu (corr)A New Inverse Planning Formalism with Explicit DVH Constraints and Kurtosis-Based Dosimetric Criteria”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63(18) 2018
  • JY Park, F Li, J Li, J Park, G Yan, C Liu, and B Lu (corr), “Angular Under-Sampling Effect on VMAT Dose Calculation: An Analysis and a Solution Strategy,” Medical Physics, 44(6) 2017
  • J Jung, D Yoon, H Lee, B Lu (corr), and T Suh(corr) “The investigation of physical conditions of boron uptake region in proton boron fusion therapy (PBFT).” AIP Advances, 6(9) 2016
  • Q Fan, A Yeung, R Helmig, C Liu and B Lu (corr)HDR brachytherapy in cervix carcinoma using a balloon catheter and a belt immobilization system.” TCRT Feb 2016
  • J Park, H zhang, Y Chen, Q Fan, D kahler, C Liu and B Lu (corr)Prior-mask Guided image reconstruction (p-MGIR) for ultra-low dose cone-beam computed tomography” Physics in Medicine and Biology 60. 2015
  • J Park, H zhang, Y Chen, Q Fan, J Li, C Liu and B Lu (corr)Common-mask Guided image reconstruction (c-MGIR) for enhanced four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography” Physics in Medicine and Biology 60. 2015
  • B Lu (Corr), Y Chen, C Park, Q Fan, and C Liu. “A Method of Surface Marker Location Optimization for Tumor Motion Estimation in Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.” Medical Physics 42(1) 2015
  • B Lu (Corr), S Samant, K Mittauer, S Lee, Y Huang, J Li, D Kahler, and C Liu. “A further investigation of Centroid-to-Centroid method for stereotactic lung radiotherapy: A phantom study” Medical Physics 40(10). 2013
  • B Lu (Corr), K Mittauer, J Li, S Samant, R Dagan, P Okunieff, D Kahler, and C Liu. “A patient alignment solution for lung SBRT setups based on a deformable registration technique”. Medical Physics 39(12). 2012
  • B Lu (Corr), J li, D Kahler, G Yan, K Mittauer, W shi, P, Okunieff, and C Liu. “An approach for on-line evaluations of dose consequences caused by small rotational setup errors in intracranial stereotactic radiation therapy.” Medical Physics 38(11). 2011
  • B Lu (Corr), H Lu, and J Palta “A comprehensive study on decreasing the kilovoltage cone-beam CT dose by reducing the projection number.” Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 11(3). 2010
  • G Yan, C Liu, B Lu, J Palta, and J Li. “Comparison of analytic source models for head scatter factor calculation and planar dose calculation for IMRT.” Physics in Medicine and Biology 53. 2008

Additional publications by Dr. Lu can be found at the following public database: My NCBI Bibliography (Bo Lu, PhD).