Jun Deng PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Biographical Info

Dr. Jun Deng obtained his Ph.D. in physics at University of Virginia in 1998 and finished his postdoctoral traineeship at Department of Radiation Oncology of Stanford University in 2001. Currently, Dr. Deng is an ABR board certified medical physicist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, an Associate Professor at Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale University, and a full member of AAPM, ASTRO and RSNA. Since 2006, Dr. Deng has been serving on various working groups, subcommittees and task groups in AAPM. In addition, Dr. Deng has participated in organizing AAPM and ASTRO annual meetings and other international conferences since 2006. Dr. Deng has been serving as a Guest Associate Editor for Medical Physics since 2002, on the International Advisory Board for Physics in Medicine and Biology since 2003, was elected a Fellow of Institute of Physics in 2004, serving as a panel reviewer for the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Study Section from 2005 to 2011, and recently was elected a Fellow of AAPM in 2013. During the past few years, Dr. Deng has received numerous honors and awards such as AAPM Medical Physics Travel Grant in 2008, ASTRO IGRT Symposium Travel Grant in 2009, and most recently, AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant in 2011. At Yale, Dr. Deng's research is focused on kilo-voltage cone beam CT (kVCBCT), CT/CBCT scan optimization and dose reduction, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Monte Carlo treatment planning, biologically conformal radiation therapy (BCRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), organ motion and deformable registration, and treatment planning optimization. His clinical interests included IGRT, 4D-CT, respiratory gating, IMRT and Monte Carlo treatment planning.

International Activity

  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Five Medical Institutions in UK
    United Kingdom   (2012 - 2012)
  • Joint Supervision of PhD Students in Medical Physics
    Tianjin, China   (2012 - 2014)
  • Joint Supervision of PhD Student in Medical Physics
    Beijing, China   (2010 - 2011)
  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Six Medical Institutions in China
    China   (2009 - 2009)

Education & Training

Sichuan University (1991)
University of Virginia (1998)
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Stanford University, Radiation Oncology  (1998 - 2001)

Honors & Recognition

  • Adjunct professorship
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronics Engineering of Tianjin University, Tianjin, China (2012)
  • Fellow
    Institute of Physics (2004)
  • Fellow
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013)
  • Visiting Professorship
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center (2011)
  • AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant
    AAPM (2011)
  • Outstanding Graduate Award
    Sichuan University, China (1991)
  • IGRT Symposium Travel Grant
    ASTRO (2009)
  • Medical Physics Travel Grant
    AAPM (2008)
  • GuangHua Scholarship
    Sichuan University, China (1990)
  • Basic Science Travel Award
    ASTRO (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Stanford University (1998)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award
    Gordon Research Conference (1998)

Professional Service

  • Member, AAPM (11/22/2011)
  • Editorial Board Member, Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics (11/13/2012 - 11/12/2013)
  • Member, AAPM (11/12/2007)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (10/28/2012 - 10/27/2014)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (10/28/2012 - 10/27/2014)
  • Member, AAPM (10/17/2007)
  • Advisory Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Cancer Therapy and Pharmacology (1/5/2013 - 1/4/2018)
  • Member, AAPM (08/08/2007)
  • Session Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems (07/02/2012 - 07/04/2012)
  • Session Co-Chair, World Cancer Congress (06/22/2010 - 06/25/2010)
  • Theme Co-Chair, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (05/26/2012 - 05/31/2012)
  • Member, RSNA (03/27/2012)
  • Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (02/19/2002)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Medical Physics (01/01/2013 - 12/31/2015)
  • President-Elect, Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society (CAMPS), AAPM (01/01/2012)
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (01/01/2010)
  • Member, Yale Cancer Center (01/01/2009)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (01/01/2006)
  • Member, CDMRP/DOD (01/01/2005 - 07/01/2011)
  • International Advisory Board Member, Physics in Medicine and Biology (01/01/2003)
  • Guest Associate Editor, Medical Physics (01/01/2002)

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