Graduate School
Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (2000), Medical Physics
Graduate School
Uni of Wisconsin-Madison (2000), Computer Sciences
Graduate School
Uni of Wisconsin-Madison (2001), Philosophy

Research Interest

  • Automatic and intelligent quality assurance in radiotherapy
  • Medical image processing
  • Novel image guidance and delivery
  • On-line and real-time radiotherapy planning


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Generalized equivalent field size for nonuniform fluence maps in IMRT dose calculation.
Chen M, Lu W Med Phys 2011 Jan 38 1 449-54
Fluence-convolution broad-beam (FCBB) dose calculation.
Lu W, Chen M Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 55 23 7211-29
A non-voxel-based broad-beam (NVBB) framework for IMRT treatment planning.
Lu W Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 55 23 7175-210
Dynamic jaws and dynamic couch in helical tomotherapy.
Sterzing F, Uhl M, Hauswald H, Schubert K, Sroka-Perez G, Chen Y, Lu W, Mackie R, Debus J, Herfarth K, Oliveira G Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2010 Mar 76 4 1266-73
Monte Carlo-based analytical model for small and variable fields delivered by TomoTherapy.
Sterpin E, Hundertmark BT, Mackie TR, Lu W, Olivera GH, Vynckier S Radiother Oncol 2010 Feb 94 2 229-34
Helical tomotherapy-based STAT stereotactic body radiation therapy: Dosimetric evaluation for a real-time SBRT treatment planning and delivery program.
Dunlap N, McIntosh A, Sheng K, Yang W, Turner B, Shoushtari A, Sheehan J, Jones DR, Lu W, Ruchala K, Olivera G, Parnell D, Larner JL, Benedict SH, Read PW Med Dosim 2010 35 4 312-9
Dosimetric effect of prostate motion during helical tomotherapy.
Langen KM, Lu W, Willoughby TR, Chauhan B, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Olivera G Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2009 Jul 74 4 1134-42
Real-time motion-adaptive-optimization (MAO) in TomoTherapy.
Lu W, Chen M, Ruchala KJ, Chen Q, Langen KM, Kupelian PA, Olivera GH Phys Med Biol 2009 Jul 54 14 4373-98
Efficient gamma index calculation using fast Euclidean distance transform.
Chen M, Lu W, Chen Q, Ruchala K, Olivera G Phys Med Biol 2009 Apr 54 7 2037-47
Objective assessment of deformable image registration in radiotherapy: a multi-institution study.
Kashani R, Hub M, Balter JM, Kessler ML, Dong L, Zhang L, Xing L, Xie Y, Hawkes D, Schnabel JA, McClelland J, Joshi S, Chen Q, Lu W Med Phys 2008 Dec 35 12 5944-53