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Jacinta Yap

Research Fellow Accelerator Physics (Medical App)
Physics
Medical Accelerators
Medical Physics
Accelerator Physics
Monte Carlo Simulation
Physics
Beam Transport
Beam Diagnostics
Detectors
protontherapy
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Jacinta Yap

 
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Science
 
Primary Interest
Particle Therapy
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Jacinta Yap

 

Jacinta is a Research Fellow in the Medical Accelerator Physics group. Her research interests combine accelerator and medical physics concepts to better understand and improve the delivery and outcomes of cancer treatment using radiation.

This includes developing computational tools and experimental approaches to study particle beams for medical applications. Jacinta holds a BSc (EngSci - MechEng) from The University of Western Australia and an MSc (MedRadPhys with Dist.) from the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP), University of Wollongong. Her thesis was a study of the Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE) in proton beam therapy by application of a novel silicon microdosimeter. Jacinta was awarded a prestigious EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship to join the Optimization of Medical Accelerators (OMA) ITN project where she was based at the Cockcroft Institute, UK with the QUASAR group, University of Liverpool. Her PhD project involved studies into beam optics, characterisation and simulation modelling to support the development of novel beam diagnostics for particle therapy.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Research Fellow Accelerator Physics (Medical App)

Physics

Education

Education


Master of Science (Medical Radiation Physics) with Dist.

University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Science (Engineering Science)

The University of Western Australia

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