Robert William Miller, Ph.D.

Robert William Miller, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Radiation Oncology Branch


Dr. Miller has extensive experience in radiation measurement and the development of dosimetry systems. His main research interests center on the development of radiation therapy equipment and computer modeling of radiation dose distributions and radiation transport, using both Monte Carlo as well as algebraic methods.

Areas of Expertise

Radiation Therapy Physics
Radiation Measurement
Radiation Dosimetry
Treatment Planning


Selected Publications

Brain tumor segmentation using holistically nested neural networks in MRI images

Zhuge Y, Krauze AV, Ning H, Cheng JY, Arora BC, Camphausen K, Miller RW.
.Med Phys. 44(10): 5234-5243, 2017. [ Journal Article ]

Output factor comparison of Monte Carlo and measurement for Varian TrueBeam 6 MV and 10 MV flattening filter-free stereotactic radiosurgery system

Cheng JY, Ning H, Arora BC, Zhuge Y, Miller RW.
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 17(3): 100-110, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

GPU-based relative fuzzy connectedness image segmentation

Zhuge Y, Ciesielski KC, Udupa JK, Miller RW.
Med Phys. 40(1): 011903, 2013. [ Journal Article ]

Patient-specific CT dosimetry calculation: a feasibility study

Fearon T, Xie H, Cheng JY, Ning H, Zhuge Y, Miller RW.
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 12(4): 3589, 2011. [ Journal Article ]

Comparison of intensity-modulated radiotherapy, adaptive radiotherapy, proton radiotherapy, and adaptive proton radiotherapy for treatment of locally advanced head and neck cancer

Simone CB 2nd, Ly D, Dan TD, Ondos J, Ning H, Belard A, O'Connell J, Miller RW, Simone NL.
Radiother Oncol. 101(3): 376-82, 2011. [ Journal Article ]


Research Specialist (Contr)
Barbara Chin Arora, M.S.
Staff Scientist (Contr)
Jason Y. Cheng, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineer (Contr)
Peter Guion
Dosimetrist (Contr)
Mary Hawes
Staff Scientist (Contr)
Hong (Holly) Ning, Ph.D.
Research Associate (Contr.)
Longze Zhang
Research Specialist (Contr)
Ying Zhuge, Ph.D.