Education

Undergraduate
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

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A contour-guided deformable image registration algorithm for adaptive radiotherapy.
Gu X, Dong B, Wang J, Yordy J, Mell L, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2013 Mar 58 6 1889-901
A moment-based approach for DVH-guided radiotherapy treatment plan optimization.
Zarepisheh M, Shakourifar M, Trigila G, Ghomi PS, Couzens S, Abebe A, Noreña L, Shang W, Jiang SB, Zinchenko Y Phys Med Biol 2013 Mar 58 6 1869-87
Effect of statistical fluctuation in Monte Carlo based photon beam dose calculation on gamma index evaluation.
Graves YJ, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2013 Mar 58 6 1839-53
Extracting respiratory signals from thoracic cone beam CT projections.
Yan H, Wang X, Yin W, Pan T, Ahmad M, Mou X, Cerviño L, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2013 Mar 58 5 1447-64
Optimal surface marker locations for tumor motion estimation in lung cancer radiotherapy.
Dong B, Graves YJ, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2012 Dec 57 24 8201-15
GPU-based fast Monte Carlo dose calculation for proton therapy.
Jia X, Schümann J, Paganetti H, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2012 Dec 57 23 7783-97
A GPU tool for efficient, accurate, and realistic simulation of cone beam CT projections.
Jia X, Yan H, Cervino L, Folkerts M, Jiang SB Med Phys 2012 Dec 39 12 7368-78
CT to cone-beam CT deformable registration with simultaneous intensity correction.
Zhen X, Gu X, Yan H, Zhou L, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2012 Nov 57 21 6807-26
Four-dimensional cone beam CT reconstruction and enhancement using a temporal nonlocal means method.
Jia X, Tian Z, Lou Y, Sonke JJ, Jiang SB Med Phys 2012 Sep 39 9 5592-602
A comprehensive study on the relationship between the image quality and imaging dose in low-dose cone beam CT.
Yan H, Cervino L, Jia X, Jiang SB Phys Med Biol 2012 Apr 57 7 2063-80

Books

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
    (2012)
  • Regional Health Care Innovation Challenge Awards, Southern California Healthcare Technology Acceleration Program
    (2011)
  • Finalist for the Health Care Champion Award in Health Care Innovation & Research, San Diego Business Journal
    (2010)
  • Fellow, The Institute of Physics, England
    (2004)
  • Post-doctoral Traineeship Award, US Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
    (2000)
  • Resident Clinical/Basic Science Research Award, The American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
    (2000)