Photo of smiling Asian male faculty member, Dr. Wu Liu, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Stanford.
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Dr. Wu Liu is an associate professor and clinical medical physicist at Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. He was born in Beijing, China. He received B.S. degree in Astronomy from Nanjing University, Nanjing, China and M.S. degree in Astrophysics from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. He obtained his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics (2007) from University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA. He then completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University. Before re-joining Stanford, he was a medical physicist at Yale-New Haven hospital and an assistant professor at Yale University.

Dr. Wu's lab specializes in a wide range of research, spanning across medical physics, computer science, bioengineering and more. Their current research interests include:

  • Imaging and therapy system development
  • AI in medical image processing (x-ray, PET/CT, ultrasound, optical)
  • Computational physics (simulation and modeling)
  • Radiation dose calculation and treatment plan optimization
  • Radiobiology