Yu Kuang is an associate professor of medical physics, and director of the CAMPEP-accredited professional doctorate in medical physics degree program at UNLV. He is also an American Board of Radiology (ABR)-certified therapeutic medical physicist.
Kuang’s research comprises the development and clinical integration of novel medical imaging devices with medical linear accelerator and proton therapy devices; real-time image guided and adaptive radiation therapy; combining biological- and imaging- biomarkers for early detection of cancers and cancer interventions; nanotechnology and its application in imaging and therapeutics; and biological imaging for radiation biology and clinical applications.
Kuang earned his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University during 2009 and completed his medical physics postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan during 2010 and at Stanford University during 2012. He is a voting member of the working group of professional doctorate degree for medical physics in American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), and a member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) study section.