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Shiva Das, PhD, DABR

Head of Medical Physics Division Professor Medical Physicist

Education

  • PhD (Engineering): Duke University
  • MS (Engineering): Duke University
  • BS (Engineering): Indian Institute of Technology

Awards and Honors

  • 2018 AAPM fellow
  • 2012 Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2012 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2011 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2011 Director’s award for exemplary service (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), awarded by the Director for service on committees
  • 2010 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2009 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2009 Excellence in mentorship award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2008 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program
  • 2007 Teacher of the year award (Duke Graduate Medical Physics Program), selected by students in the Medical Physics Graduate Program

Research Expertise

  • Normal tissue toxicity modeling
  • Functional imaging-guided radiation therapy
  • Machine learning in radiation therapy
  • Big data

Member

  • AAPM Medical Physics 3.0 Committee; Chair of Smart Tools Subcommittee
  • AAPM Biological Effect Subcommittee
  • AAPM Working Group on Biological Effects of Hypofractionated Radiotherapy/SBRT
  • Radiation Oncology