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Associate Professor Davide Fontanarosa
Associate Professor (Medical Radiation Sciences)
Faculty of Health,
School of Clinical Sciences
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Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Clinical Sciences - CDA
Discipline *
Clinical Sciences
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PhD (Maastricht University)

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Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra



Radiation therapy, Ultrasound, Ultrasound guidance in radiation therapy, Adaptive radiation therapy, Advanced radiation therapy planning, Medical imaging, Medical Physics

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Davide Fontanarosa was awarded his PhD in Medical Physics from the University of Maastricht (the Netherlands) with a thesis on: “Evaluation of speed of sound aberration and correction for ultrasound guided radiation therapy”. Presently, he works as Associate Professor in the School of Clinical Sciences at the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia). Previously he worked as Senior Scientist at Maastro Clinic (Maastricht, the Netherlands) and at Philips Research (Eindhoven, the Netherlands). His major fields of research are: artificial intelligence for automatic interpretation of ultrasound imaging; image guidance in radiotherapy; minimally invasive surgery and orthopaedics (in particular using quantitative ultrasound imaging); advanced radiotherapy treatment planning and adaptation strategies. Associate Professor Fontanarosa is currently supervising fifteen PhD students and one MPhil; he is the Unit coordinator for the Honours students in five different disciplines cross faculty and he teaches Physics of Ultrasound in the Physics of Medical Imaging Unit. He is the inventor of 9 patents, and authored 80 peer reviewed publications, one book and 6 book chapters.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Davide Fontanarosa.


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