Dr Richard Hugtenburg
Associate Professor of Medical Physics
Medicine
Telephone: (01792) 602720
Room: Office - 040
Ground Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Radiotherapy physics
  • Radiation dosimetry
  • Monte Carlo modelling

Publications

  1. & Towards in vivo dosimetry for contrast enhanced synchrotron stereotactic radiation therapy based on iodine x-ray spectroscopy. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express 4(4), 045015
  2. & Toward Pulse by Pulse Dosimetry Using an SC CVD Diamond Detector. IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences 1(6), 527-533.
  3. & A novel technique to optimise the length of a linear accelerator treatment room maze without compromising radiation protection. Journal of Radiological Protection
  4. Doped silica fibre thermoluminescence measurements of radiation dose in the use of 223 Ra. Applied Radiation and Isotopes
  5. & Dosimetric feasibility of magnetic resonance (MR)-based dose calculation of prostate radiotherapy using multilevel threshold algorithm. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 1-8.

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Teaching

  • PM-D00 MSc Dissertation - Medical Radiation Physics

    The module aims to develop fundamental research skills. It comprises the development of supervised research work leading to a dissertation in the field of the Master's degree programme. The specific research topic will be chosen by the student following consultation with academic staff.

  • PM-D01 MSc Dissertation - Clinical Science

    The module aims to develop fundamental research skills. It comprises the development of supervised research work leading to a dissertation in the field of the Master's degree programme. The specific research topic will be chosen by the student following consultation with academic staff.

  • PMNM02 Diagnostics and Imaging

    Nanotechnology may lead to more rapid diagnostic tests, implantable devices, point of care instruments and improved medical imaging. This module will explore the application of nanotechnology to various medical techniques, focussing on novel research devices, pre-clinical tools and emerging technology within hospitals.

  • PMNM07 Diagnostics and Imaging

    Nanotechnology may lead to more rapid diagnostic tests, implantable devices, point of care instruments and improved medical imaging. This module will explore the application of nanotechnology to various medical techniques, focussing on novel research devices, pre-clinical tools and emerging technology within hospitals.

  • PMPM02 Research Methods in Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering

    Generic teaching on research methodology in medical physics and clinical engineering clinical science specialism

  • PMPM03 Radiation Physics

    Introduction to the physics underpinning the use and detection of ionising radiation in medical diagnosis and therapy.

  • PMPM08 Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology

    The theory of the use of ionising radiation in medical imaging and medical physics practice in nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology.

  • PMPM09 Radiation Protection

    The theory of the risks associated with the use of ionising and non-ionising radiation in medicine and the practice of medical physicists in radiation protection.

  • PMPM10 Radiotherapy Physics

    The theory and practice of medical physicists in radiotherapy with external radiation beams, radioisotopes and emergent radiation modalities.

  • PMPM11 Advanced Radiotherapy

    Advanced practice in radiotherapy physics and part 1 of the radiotherapy clinical science specialism

  • PMPM16 Advanced Imaging with Non-ionising Radiation

    Part 1 of the imaging with non-ionising radiation clinical science specialism.

  • PMPM19 Advanced Radiation Safety

    Part 1 of the radiation safety clinical science specialism

  • PMPM22 Specialist Radiotherapy

    Part 2 of the radiotherapy clinical science specialism

  • PMPM26 Specialist Imaging with Non-ionising Radiation

    Part 2 of the imaging with non-ionising radiation clinical science specialism

  • PMPM29 Specialist Radiation Safety

    Part 2 of the imaging with ionising radiation clinical science specialism

  • PMRM00 Introduction to the practice of Medical Physicists & Clinical Engineers in Health Care

    Provides a broad-based overview of the Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering discipline.

  • PMZM13 Diagnostics and Imaging

    Nanotechnology may lead to more rapid diagnostic tests, implantable devices, point of care instruments and improved medical imaging. This module will explore the application of nanotechnology to various medical techniques, focussing on novel research devices, pre-clinical tools and emerging technology within hospitals.

Supervision

  • New techniques for quantification of biomarkers and metabolites by magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
    Other supervisor: Dr Sophie Shermer
  • The development of phantoms for the validation of a MRI structural spectroscopy sequence (current)

    Student name:
    MRes
    Other supervisor: Dr Sophie Shermer
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Hippocampal Contouring and Sparing in brain cancer patients using advanced treatment planning techniques such as IMRT, VMAT and Proton therapy (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Prof Roger Taylor
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • 'Simulation of brain metabolism and blood flow changes in response to electrical stimuli using reaction-diffusion models. ' (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Stephen Johnston
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
    Other supervisor: Dr Frederic Boy
    Other supervisor: Dr Sophie Shermer
  • Development of accurate dosimetry for Microbeam Radiation Therapy (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Estimation of range uncertainties in proton therapy associated with sub-CT resolution heterogeneity and dosimetry comparison of Eclipse and Monte Carlo plans for different materials. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Technique development and improvement towards an international dosimetry protocol and a Treatment Planning System (TPS) in Microbeam Radiation Therapy (MRT) (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Pulse-Resolved Dosimetry using CVD Diamond Detector and Applications in Advacned Radiotherapy Treatment (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Tumour Volumetry and outcomes in rectal cancer (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Roger Taylor
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Optimization Radiotherapy Bunker Design with the use of Advanced Materials and Monte Carlo Modelling (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • An observational trial comparing the accuracy of digital breast tomosynthesis versus synthetic 2D Mammograms in women attending breast clinic (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • 'A rapid dosimentric assessment method using cone beam CT in prostate cancer patients' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Roger Taylor
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg