Weihua Mao, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Radiation Oncology

Graduate Programs: Biomedical Engineering

Education

Undergraduate Peking University - China (1994), Physics
Graduate School Peking University - China (1999), Physics

Research Interests

  • Adaptive radiation therapy
  • Thermal enhanced radiation therapy
  • Tumor tracking

Publications

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Featured Publications

A Novel Markerless Technique to Evaluate Daily Lung Tumor Motion Based on Conventional Cone-Beam CT Projection Data.

Yang Y, Zhong Z, Guo X, Wang J, Anderson J, Solberg T, Mao W Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2012 Apr 82 5 e749-56

Initial application of a geometric QA tool for integrated MV and kV imaging systems on three image guided radiotherapy systems.

Mao W, Speiser M, Medin P, Papiez L, Solberg T, Xing L Med Phys 2011 May 38 5 2335-41

Image-guided radiotherapy in near real time with intensity-modulated radiotherapy megavoltage treatment beam imaging.

Mao W, Hsu A, Riaz N, Lee L, Wiersma R, Luxton G, King C, Xing L, Solberg T Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2009 Oct 75 2 603-10

The use of EPID-measured leaf sequence files for IMRT dose reconstruction in adaptive radiation therapy.

Lee L, Mao W, Xing L Med Phys 2008 Nov 35 11 5019-29

A fiducial detection algorithm for real-time image guided IMRT based on simultaneous MV and kV imaging.

Mao W, Riaz N, Lee L, Wiersma R, Xing L Med Phys 2008 Aug 35 8 3554-64

Fast internal marker tracking algorithm for onboard MV and kV imaging systems.

Mao W, Wiersma RD, Xing L Med Phys 2008 May 35 5 1942-9

Development of a QA phantom and automated analysis tool for geometric quality assurance of on-board MV and kV x-ray imaging systems.

Mao W, Lee L, Xing L Med Phys 2008 Apr 35 4 1497-506

Combined kV and MV imaging for real-time tracking of implanted fiducial markers.

Wiersma RD, Mao W, Xing L Med Phys 2008 Apr 35 4 1191-8

CT image registration in sinogram space.

Mao W, Li T, Wink N, Xing L Med Phys 2007 Sep 34 9 3596-602

Calculation of SAR for Transmit Coil Arrays.

Mao W, Wang Z, Smith MB, Collins CM Concepts in magnetic resonance. Part B, Magnetic resonance engineering 2007 Apr 31B 2 127-131

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Honors/Awards

  • CPRIT Individual Investigator Award
    PI, RP110329, Personalized Online Adaptive Radiation Therapy (2010)
  • National Award for Natural Sciences¸ China
    (2003)
  • Industrial Research Fellowship, Natural Sci· and Eng· Research Council of Canada
    (2001)