Sichuan University (1990), Theoretical Physics
Graduate School
Sichuan University (1993), Physics
Graduate School
Medical College of Ohio-Toledo (1998), Medical Physics

Research Interest

  • Artificial intelligence in medicine
  • GPU and cloud based automated treatment planning
  • On-line re-planning for adaptive radiotherapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Initial development of goCMC: a GPU-oriented fast cross-platform Monte Carlo engine for carbon ion therapy.
Qin N, Pinto M, Tian Z, Dedes G, Pompos A, Jiang SB, Parodi K, Jia X Phys Med Biol 2017 May 62 9 3682-3699
Accelerated Monte Carlo simulation on the chemical stage in water radiolysis using GPU.
Tian Z, Jiang SB, Jia X Phys Med Biol 2017 Apr 62 8 3081-3096
Moving GPU-OpenCL-based Monte Carlo dose calculation toward clinical use: Automatic beam commissioning and source sampling for treatment plan dose calculation.
Tian Z, Li Y, Hassan-Rezaeian N, Jiang SB, Jia X J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Mar 18 2 69-84
New concept on an integrated interior magnetic resonance imaging and medical linear accelerator system for radiation therapy.
Jia X, Tian Z, Xi Y, Jiang SB, Wang G J Med Imaging (Bellingham) 2017 Jan 4 1 015004
GPU-based high-performance computing for radiation therapy.
Jia X, Ziegenhein P, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2014 Feb 59 4 R151-82


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Xun Jia and Steve Jiang (Ed.) (2015). Boca Raton, London, New York, CRC Press

Honors & Awards

  • Elected Fellow, American Association of Physicists in MedicineElected Fellow, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • Regional Health Care Innovation Challenge Awards, Southern California Healthcare Technology Acceleration Program
  • Finalist for the Health Care Champion Award in Health Care Innovation & Research, San Diego Business Journal
  • Fellow, The Institute of Physics, England
  • Post-doctoral Traineeship Award, US Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
  • Resident Clinical/Basic Science Research Award, The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology