Lei Zhang

Assistant Professor of Medical Physics, Duke Kunshan University

Lei Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Medical Physics at Duke Kunshan University (DKU). Prior to joining DKU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his Ph.D. in Medical Physics from Duke University, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China.

Prof. Zhang's primary research interests include: 1) improving medical image quality for high standard clinical neuroscience/brain research; and 2) developing image information extraction and guidance methods for accurate and precise cancer radiation therapy clinical workflow. His main research areas include: MR metal artifact reduction, MR image synthesis, brain segmentation, multi-modal imaging, image-guided radiation therapy (4D-MRI, 5D-MRI), gel-based 3D dosimetry, and nanomedicine.