Ke Sheng, PhD, DABR, FAAPM
Professor, Associate Vice Chair of Physics Research
Dr. Sheng has a BS degree in mechanical engineering and an MS degree in astrophysics from the University of Science and Technology of China. In 2004, Dr. Sheng received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in medical physics. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in radiation therapy physics. He was appointed as Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at the University of Virginia prior to joining UCLA. He was promoted to Professor-In-residence in 2015 and then Tenured Professor in 2016. He was elected AAPM Fellow and appointed the Director and Associate Vice Chair of Physics Research the same year. His main research areas include treatment planning optimization for X-ray and particle therapy, medical image reconstruction, MRI guided radiotherapy, automated segmentation and registration, biological modeling, FLASH radiotherapy, robotics, and small animal irradiation devices. He is the PI and mPI on twelve NIH and two DOE grants. He has published extensively in these areas. He manages an active research team consisting of undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.