Education

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

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Correlation between dosimetric effect and intrafraction motion during prostate treatments delivered with helical tomotherapy.
Langen KM, Lu W, Ngwa W, Willoughby TR, Chauhan B, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Olivera G Phys Med Biol 2008 Dec 53 24 7073-86
Real-time motion-adaptive delivery (MAD) using binary MLC: I. Static beam (topotherapy) delivery.
Lu W Phys Med Biol 2008 Nov 53 22 6491-511
Real-time motion-adaptive delivery (MAD) using binary MLC: II. Rotational beam (tomotherapy) delivery.
Lu W Phys Med Biol 2008 Nov 53 22 6491-511
Evaluation of geometric changes of parotid glands during head and neck cancer radiotherapy using daily MVCT and automatic deformable registration.
Lee C, Langen KM, Lu W, Haimerl J, Schnarr E, Ruchala KJ, Olivera GH, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Shellenberger TD, Mañon RR Radiother Oncol 2008 Oct 89 1 81-8
Adaptive fractionation therapy: I. Basic concept and strategy.
Lu W, Chen M, Chen Q, Ruchala K, Olivera G Phys Med Biol 2008 Oct 53 19 5495-511
Adaptive fractionation therapy: II. Biological effective dose.
Chen M, Lu W, Chen Q, Ruchala K, Olivera G Phys Med Biol 2008 Oct 53 19 5513-25
Assessment of parotid gland dose changes during head and neck cancer radiotherapy using daily megavoltage computed tomography and deformable image registration.
Lee C, Langen KM, Lu W, Haimerl J, Schnarr E, Ruchala KJ, Olivera GH, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Shellenberger TD, Mañon RR Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2008 Aug 71 5 1563-71
A simple fixed-point approach to invert a deformation field.
Chen M, Lu W, Chen Q, Ruchala KJ, Olivera GH Med Phys 2008 Jan 35 1 81-8
Breathing-synchronized delivery: a potential four-dimensional tomotherapy treatment technique.
Zhang T, Lu W, Olivera GH, Keller H, Jeraj R, Manon R, Mehta M, Mackie TR, Paliwal B Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2007 Aug 68 5 1572-8
Deformable registration of the planning image (kVCT) and the daily images (MVCT) for adaptive radiation therapy.
Lu W, Olivera GH, Chen Q, Ruchala KJ, Haimerl J, Meeks SL, Langen KM, Kupelian PA Phys Med Biol 2006 Sep 51 17 4357-74