Michael Lauria, PhD

Dr. Lauria, originally from Rochester, NY, earned his BS degree in nuclear engineering at Purdue University while researching bioelectrics. He joined the Physics and Biology in Medicine Graduate Program at UCLA to study medical physics. His PhD work under Dr. Low focused on fast-helical, free-breathing CT and its potential applications within radiotherapy and pulmonology, including motion compensation in cone-beam CT reconstruction, ventilation mapping, and computational fluid dynamics modeling. As a medical physics resident, Dr. Lauria’s primary interests include motion management, adaptive radiotherapy, and helping to bring novel research topics to the clinic.