Jun Deng, PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Deng Lab | Radiological Physics

Cancer Center: Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Office of Student Research

Office of Cooperative Research


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. Dr. Deng has been on Editorial Board of 14 peer-reviewed journals since 2003, serving on the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Study Section from 2005 to 2011, on the Research & Education Foundation Study Section of RSNA since 2012, on the Research Grants Evaluation Study Section of ASTRO since 2012, and a scientific reviewer for European Science Foundation since 2014. Dr. Deng has received numerous honors and awards including Fellow of Institute of Physics in 2004, Adjunct Professor at Tianjin University in 2012, and Fellow of AAPM in 2013. At Yale, Dr. Deng's research has been focused on medical imaging and its applications in cancer radiotherapy.

Education & Training

PhD University of Virginia (1998)
BS Sichuan University (1991)
Postdoctoral Fellowship Stanford University

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013)

  • Adjunct professorshipDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, School of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronics Engineering of Tianjin University, Tianjin, China (2012)

  • Visiting ProfessorshipDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center (2011)

  • AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel GrantAAPM (2011)

  • IGRT Symposium Travel GrantASTRO (2009)

  • Medical Physics Travel GrantAAPM (2008)

  • FellowInstitute of Physics (2004)

  • Basic Science Travel AwardASTRO (2000)

  • Graduate Student Travel AwardGordon Research Conference (1998)

  • Postdoctoral FellowshipStanford University (1998)

  • Outstanding Graduate AwardSichuan University, China (1991)

  • GuangHua ScholarshipSichuan University, China (1990)

Professional Service

  • Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology European Science Foundation (2014)

  • Advisory Editorial Board Member American Journal of Cancer Therapy and Pharmacology (2013 - 2018)

  • Editorial Board Member International Journal of Medical Physics (2013 - 2015)

  • Editorial Board Member Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics (2012 - 2013)

  • Annual Meeting Scientific Committee American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2012 - 2015)

  • Research Evaluation Committee American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2012 - 2015)

  • Session Co-Chair IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems (2012 - 2012)

  • Theme Co-Chair World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (2012 - 2012)

  • Research & Education Foundation Study Section RSNA (2012)

  • Research Grants Evaluation Study Section ASTRO (2012)

  • President-Elect Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society (CAMPS), AAPM (2012)

  • Task Group No. 180 Modeling and Accounting for the Imaging Guidance Radiation Doses to Radiotherapy Patients in Treatment Planning AAPM (2011)

  • Session Co-Chair World Cancer Congress (2010 - 2010)

  • Member Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2010)

  • Member Yale Cancer Center (2009)

  • Joint Working Group for Research Seed Funding Initiative AAPM (2007)

  • Imaging Physics Curricula Subcommittee AAPM (2007)

  • Task Group No. 157 Commissioning of beam models in Monte Carlo-based clinical treatment planning AAPM (2007)

  • Member American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2006)

  • Prostate Cancer Research Program Study Section CDMRP/DOD (2005 - 2011)

  • International Advisory Board Member Physics in Medicine and Biology (2003)

  • Member American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2002)

  • Guest Associate Editor Medical Physics (2002)

International Activity

  • Supervision of visiting scholar Chengdu, China (2013 - 2014)

    Supervise a PhD medical physicist from West China Cancer Center of Sichuan University in a research collaboration on imaging doses and patterns in IGRT

  • Joint Supervision of PhD Students in Medical Physics Tianjin, China (2012 - 2014)

  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Five Medical Institutions in UK United Kingdom (2012 - 2012)

  • 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)

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