Jun Deng, PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Deng Lab | Radiological Physics

Cancer Center: Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Faculty Research

Office of Student Research

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Jun Deng is an Associate Professor at the Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale University School of Medicine and an ABR board certified medical physicist at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Deng obtained his Ph.D. from University of Virginia in 1998 and finished his postdoctoral fellowship at Department of Radiation Oncology of Stanford University in 2001. Dr. Deng has been serving on the Editorial Board of 14 peer-reviewed journals, been on the study section of DOD, ASTRO and RSNA for grant review since 2005, and serving as scientific reviewer for European Science Foundation and Dutch Cancer Society since 2015. Dr. Deng has received numerous honors and awards such as Fellow of Institute of Physics in 2004, AAPM Medical Physics Travel Grant in 2008, ASTRO IGRT Symposium Travel Grant in 2009, AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant in 2011, and Fellow of AAPM in 2013. At Yale, Dr. Deng’s research has been focused on big data, medical imaging, organ dose, and cancer risk assessment in radiation oncology and biomedical engineering.

Education & Training

PhD University of Virginia (1998)
BS Sichuan University (1991)
Postdoctoral Fellowship Stanford University

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013)

  • Adjunct professorshipDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, School of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronics Engineering of Tianjin University, Tianjin, China (2012)

  • Visiting ProfessorshipDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center (2011)

  • AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel GrantAAPM (2011)

  • IGRT Symposium Travel GrantASTRO (2009)

  • Medical Physics Travel GrantAAPM (2008)

  • FellowInstitute of Physics (2004)

  • Basic Science Travel AwardASTRO (2000)

  • Graduate Student Travel AwardGordon Research Conference (1998)

  • Postdoctoral FellowshipStanford University (1998)

  • Outstanding Graduate AwardSichuan University, China (1991)

  • GuangHua ScholarshipSichuan University, China (1990)

Professional Service

  • DICOM Committee, Working Group-07 (Radiotherapy) NEMA (2016)

  • COG Radiation Oncology, Pediatric IGRT Working Group Children’s Oncology Group (COG) (2016)

  • KWF Kankerbestrijding, Netherlands Dutch Cancer Society (2016)

  • Annual Meeting Education Committee ASTRO (2015)

  • Scientific Program Committee RSNA (2014)

  • Oncologic Imaging and Therapies Task Force RSNA (2014)

  • Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology European Science Foundation (2014)

  • Advisory Editorial Board Member American Journal of Cancer Therapy and Pharmacology (2013 - 2018)

  • Editorial Board Member International Journal of Medical Physics (2013 - 2015)

  • Editorial Board Member Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics (2012 - 2013)

  • Research Evaluation Committee ASTRO (2012 - 2015)

  • Annual Meeting Scientific Committee ASTRO (2012)

  • Session Co-Chair IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems (2012 - 2012)

  • Theme Co-Chair World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (2012 - 2012)

  • Research & Education Foundation Study Section RSNA (2012)

  • Research Grants Evaluation Study Section ASTRO (2012)

  • President-Elect Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society (CAMPS), AAPM (2012)

  • Task Group No. 180 Modeling and Accounting for the Imaging Guidance Radiation Doses to Radiotherapy Patients in Treatment Planning AAPM (2011)

  • Session Co-Chair World Cancer Congress (2010 - 2010)

  • Member Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2010)

  • Member Yale Cancer Center (2009)

  • Asian Oceanic Affairs Subcommittee AAPM (2008 - 2010)

  • Medical Physics Residency Training and Promotion Subcommittee AAPM (2008 - 2010)

  • Joint Working Group for Research Seed Funding Initiative AAPM (2007 - 2013)

  • Imaging Physics Curricula Subcommittee AAPM (2007 - 2014)

  • Task Group No. 157 Commissioning of beam models in Monte Carlo-based clinical treatment planning AAPM (2007)

  • Task Group 131 Medical Physics Training in Developing Countries in the region AAPM (2006 - 2010)

  • Member American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2006)

  • Prostate Cancer Research Program Study Section CDMRP/DOD (2005 - 2011)

  • International Advisory Board Member Physics in Medicine and Biology (2003)

  • Member American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2002)

  • Guest Associate Editor Medical Physics (2002)

International Activity

  • Supervision of visiting scholar Chengdu, China (2013 - 2015)

    Supervise a PhD medical physicist from West China Cancer Center of Sichuan University in a research collaboration on imaging doses and patterns in IGRT

  • Joint Supervision of PhD Students in Medical Physics Tianjin, China (2012 - 2014)

  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Five Medical Institutions in UK United Kingdom (2012 - 2012)

  • Joint Supervision of PhD Student in Medical Physics Beijing, China (2010 - 2011)

  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Six Medical Institutions in China China (2009 - 2009)

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Contact Info

Jun Deng, PhD
Office Location
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste LL 508

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Therapeutic RadiologyPO Box 208040
New Haven, CT 06520-8040

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