The 6th Annual Loma Linda Workshop

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… on Particle Imaging and Radiation Treatment Planning

was held Monday through Wednesday, July 20-22, 2020, entirely online by Zoom video conferencing. As in previous years, it took place after the 2020 Joint AAPM | COMP Virtual Meeting. Invitations to previous workshop participants were sent by email in June. We added medical physicist Prof. Katia Parodi from LMU, Munich, Germany, and mathematician Prof. Walaa Moursi from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, and Dr. Nils Krah, imaging physics researcher from the Creatis Lab, University of Lyon, France to the organizing committee.

Download detailed information about this workshop as a PDF.

Information on previous and related workshops can be found here.

If you want more information on the thematic content of the workshop and future workshops in this series, please contact one of the organizers according to your area of interest:

  • Reinhard Schulte, Principal Workshop Host, Loma Linda University (medical physics and radiation oncology).
  • Yair Censor, University of Haifa (applied mathematics).
  • Walaa Moursi, University of Waterloo (applied mathematics).
  • Keith Schubert, Baylor University (computer science and engineering).
  • Katia Parodi, Ludwig Maximillian University Munich (medical physics research).
  • Nils Krah, University of Lyon, CNRS, Creatis lab, (medical imaging research).

About the workshop:

The summer workshops at Loma Linda University are interdisciplinary meetings that bring together applied mathematicians, computer scientists, medical physicists, and radiation oncologists. Experts in related fields, such as radiation- and biochemistry and radiation and molecular biology, may also be invited. The workshops are organized in an informal setting: there is no workshop fee, no name badges, and no parallel sessions. We convene in a sufficiently large meeting room and on Zoom, inviting attendees to participate in person or virtually. Students, postdocs, and faculty alike present their latest work and new ideas and get feedback from the attendees. The 2020 edition repeated this format, although entirely online this time. The workshop intends to create a significant overlap between different topics and scientific and clinical disciplines that will enable us to work intensively together, exchange information and ideas, and finalize and start new projects.