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



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

The UT Austin Portugal Program announces a Call for Co-Promotion R&TD Projects - International Partnerships, under Portugal2020. This Call intends to finance international Research and Technological Development consortia, for a period of 3 years, led by Portuguese companies and involving...

UT Austin Portugal Program at Encontro Ciência 2018