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The Relationship Between Science and Technology

The Relationship Between Science and Technology





Date: 3/3/14, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 3/3/14, 12pm to 1pm
Location: FCT3.5001 ‐ Pickens Academic Tower
Format: Seminar/Conference
Speaker: Thomas “Rock” Mackie, PhD
Speaker Bio: Dr. Mackie's career has been focused on planning and delivery of radiation therapy to cancer patients. His group developed the 3-D treatment planning system that became the Philips Pinnacle treatment planning system, the most widely used radiation therapy treatment planning system in the world. His group was also the developer of tomotherapy, which is the marriage of a linac and a CT scanner. More recently, Rock has been active in development of a compact proton therapy machine for treating cancer.
Contact: Francis Quintana - (713) 794-5575 -