Medical Physics

The application of concepts and methods of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of pressing human diseases is emerging as a revolutionary approach to some new challenges that healthcare faces nowadays.

This program area fosters the establishment of new joint ventures among UT Austin’s Dell Medical School and Cockrell School of Engineering, UT’s MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Portuguese research groups in medical physics, proton therapies, and radiation oncology. Aligned with the national strategy for the development of high energy particle beam therapies for cancer treatment, this initiative intents to boost the advanced training of oncology radiology experts.

Area Directors

João Oliveira

Area Director in Medical Physics
in Portugal

José Marques

Area Director of Medical Physics
in Portugal



UT Austin Portugal Program 2019 Annual Conference – Poster Exhibition

Below is a list of the exhibited posters at the 2019 Annual Conference, approved for online publication by the authors. Advanced Computing Rare Event Detection in High Energy Physics  Submitted by Tiago Dias do Vale Affiliation: LIP Contact: HPC method for steady...

Open Call for Co-Promotion R&TD Projects – International Partnerships

UT Austin Portugal Program at Encontro Ciência 2018