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

Real-time respiration monitoring using the radiotherapy treatment beam and four-dimensional computed tomography (4DCT)--a conceptual study.
Lu W, Ruchala KJ, Chen ML, Chen Q, Olivera GH Phys Med Biol 2006 Sep 51 18 4469-95
Evaluation of two tomotherapy-based techniques for the delivery of whole-breast intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
Gonzalez VJ, Buchholz DJ, Langen KM, Olivera GH, Chauhan B, Meeks SL, Ruchala KJ, Haimerl J, Lu W, Kupelian PA Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2006 May 65 1 284-90
Automatic re-contouring in 4D radiotherapy.
Lu W, Olivera GH, Chen Q, Chen ML, Ruchala KJ Phys Med Biol 2006 Mar 51 5 1077-99
Accurate convolution/superposition for multi-resolution dose calculation using cumulative tabulated kernels.
Lu W, Olivera GH, Chen ML, Reckwerdt PJ, Mackie TR Phys Med Biol 2005 Feb 50 4 655-80
Motion-encoded dose calculation through fluence/sinogram modification.
Lu W, Olivera GH, Mackie TR Med Phys 2005 Jan 32 1 118-27
Fast free-form deformable registration via calculus of variations.
Lu W, Chen ML, Olivera GH, Ruchala KJ, Mackie TR Phys Med Biol 2004 Jul 49 14 3067-87
Treatment plan optimization incorporating respiratory motion.
Zhang T, Jeraj R, Keller H, Lu W, Olivera GH, McNutt TR, Mackie TR, Paliwal B Med Phys 2004 Jun 31 6 1576-86
Fast treatment plan modification with an over-relaxed Cimmino algorithm.
Wu C, Jeraj R, Lu W, Mackie TR Med Phys 2004 Feb 31 2 191-200
Image guidance for precise conformal radiotherapy.
Mackie TR, Kapatoes J, Ruchala K, Lu W, Wu C, Olivera G, Forrest L, Tome W, Welsh J, Jeraj R, Harari P, Reckwerdt P, Paliwal B, Ritter M, Keller H, Fowler J, Mehta M Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2003 May 56 1 89-105
Tomographic motion detection and correction directly in sinogram space.
Lu W, Mackie TR Phys Med Biol 2002 Apr 47 8 1267-84