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Robert Emery, M.S.

Senior Principal Research Engineer

Overview

Provide technical direction, oversight, and financial management for the University of Washington Clinical Neutron Therapy Center (Cyclotron) at the University of Washington Medical Center.

 

Area(s) of Research Focus: 

  • Particle beam acceleration
  • Particle beam transport
  • Isotope production
  • Fast neutron therapy
  • Proton therapy

Education and Training

College: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1991

Graduate School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1994

Fellowship: NSF/GEE Fellow, 1992-1994

 

Published Works

Risler, R., Emery, R., Jacky J., Reid, D.: Present and future operation of the Seattle clinical cyclotron facility. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications. Eds. E. Baron and M. Lieuvin. Institute of Physics Publishing. 1998, pp. 101-104.

Risler, R., Diaz, A.Z., Emery, R., Jacky, J., Laramore, G.E., Reid, D.: Status Report of the Clinical Cyclotron Facility in Seattle. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Cyclotrons and Their Applications. Editor F. Marti, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, Vol 600, 2001, pp 136-138.

Risler, R., Emery, R.C., Jacky, J., Laramore, G.E., Reid, D.: 20 Years of Clinical Operation with the Fast Neutron Therapy System in Seattle. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Cyclotrons and Their Applications. Editors A.Goto and Y. Yano, Particle Accelerator Society of Japan, 2005, pp 151-153.

Risler, R., Banerian, S., Emery, R.C., Kalet, I., Laramore, G.E., Reid, D.: Recent Improvements and Operational Status of the Seattle Clinical Cyclotron Facility. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Cyclotrons and Their Applications. Editors D. Rifuggiato and L.A.C. Piazza, Istituto Nazionale do Fisica Nucleare, Catania, Italy, 2008, pp 134-136.

Risler, R., Banerian, S., Douglas, J.G., Emery, R.C., Kalet, I., Laramore, G.E., Reid, D.: 25 Years of Continuous Operation of the Seattle Clinical Cyclotron Facility. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Cyclotrons and Their Applications. Institute of Modern Physics, Lanzhou, China (2010).

Moffitt, G.; Stewart, R.; Sandison, G.; Emery, R.; Jevremovic, T.: Monte Carlo Simulation of Fast Neutron Treatments for Head and Neck Cancers. Medical Physics, vol. 40, issue 6, p. 313

Seth, I., Schwartz, J., Stewart, R., Emery, R., Joiner, M., Tucker, J.: Neutron Exposures in Human Cells: Bystander Effect and Relative Biological Effectiveness. PLOS One. June 04, 2014