Optimization in cancer treatment planning
2:30 pm in 32-144
Prof. David Craft, Massachusetts General Hospital, Physics Division; Harvard Medical School
Professor Craft will be speaking about optimizing the use of radiation therapy for cancer treatments.
Professor David Craft graduated from Brown University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, then went on to a mathematical Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, and currently works with Harvard Medical School in oncology research. His areas of interest include genomics, biological network modeling, machine learning, radiation for cancer control; multi-criteria optimization in radiation therapy; and mathematics and statistics. He is the author of Urban foraging — finding and eating wild plants in the city and Some of infinity: peaks in the landscape of mathematics.