Dr Chun-Chien Shieh

NHMRC &
CINSW Early Career Development FellowPostdoctoral fellow at ACRF Image X InstituteCentral Clinical School

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Biographical details

Dr Andy Shieh is currently a NHMRC & CINSW Early Career Research Fellow at the ACRF Image X Institute under Faculty of Medicine and Health. He has a background in physics, mathematics, and computaitonal science. His main interest and expertise are in mathematic and computational modelling for medical imaging. Dr Shieh's current research focuses on the development and clinical implementation of a novel real-time tumour tracking technology that will help lung cancer patients receive improved radiotherapy with fewer side effects. He is also interested in the applications machine learning in radiotherapy and health science.

Research interests

  • Radiotherapy technology.
  • Medical physics.
  • Motion compensation in lung cancer radiotherapy.
  • Mathematical and computational modelling.
  • Medical imaging.
  • Tomographic imaging.
  • Machine learning.

Teaching and supervision

  • Radiation physics.
  • Medical image processing.

Current research students

Project title Research student
DeepCT: Using deep learning to achieve real-time volumetric imaging of the moving human anatomy Nicholas HINDLEY
Improving thoracic imaging and tumor localisation for lung cancer radiotherapy: world-first implementation of Respiratory Adaptive CT Natasha MORTON

Current projects

  • Real-time lung tumour tracking for improved lung and liver cancer radiotherapy.
  • Improving the image quality of four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography.
  • Motion-resolved imaging techniques for next-generation radiotherapy systems.

Associations

  • ACRF Image X Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • School of Physics, Faculty of Science

Awards and honours

  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship
  • CINSW Early Career Fellowship

Keywords

Medical imaging; Cancer; Radiotherapy; Medical physics

Clinical Specialty

Oncology

Selected grants

2018

  • Very fast, accurate and low dose imaging for radiotherapy treatments; O'Brien R, Sonke J, Vinod S, Froyland G, Shieh C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2017

  • Real-time In-vivo Imaging during Lung Cancer Radiotherapy; Shieh C; Cancer Institute NSW/Early Career Fellowship.
  • Real-time In-vivo Imaging during Lung Cancer Radiotherapy; Shieh C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Barber, J., Shieh, C., Counter, W., Sykes, J., Bennett, P., Ahern, V., Corde, S., Heng, S., White, P., Jackson, M., Liu, P., Keall, P., Feain, I. (2018). A CBCT study of the gravity-induced movement in rotating rabbits. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63(10), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Montanaro, T., Nguyen, D., Keall, P., Booth, J., Eade, T., Haddad, C., Caillet, V., Shieh, C. (2018). A comparison of gantry-mounted x-ray-based real-Time target tracking methods. Medical Physics, 45(3), 1222-1232. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Caillet, V., Dunbar, M., Keall, P., Booth, J., Hardcastle, N., Haddad, C., Eade, T., Feain, I. (2017). A Bayesian approach for three-dimensional markerless tumor tracking using kV imaging during lung radiotherapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 62(8), 3065-3080. [More Information]
  • Woodruff, H., Shieh, C., Hegi-Johnson, F., Keall, P., Kipritidis, J. (2017). Quantifying the reproducibility of lung ventilation images between 4-Dimensional Cone Beam CT and 4-Dimensional CT. Medical Physics, 44(5), 1771-1781. [More Information]
  • Feain, I., Shieh, C., White, P., O'Brien, R., Fisher, S., Counter, W., Lazarakis, P., Stewart, D., Downes, S., Jackson, M., Whelan, B., Makhija, K., Huang, C., Keall, P., et al (2016). Functional imaging equivalence and proof of concept for image-guided adaptive radiotherapy with fixed gantry and rotating couch. Advances in Radiation Oncology, 1(4), 365-372. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Shieh, C., Stankovic, U., Keall, P., Sonke, J. (2016). The first implementation of respiratory triggered 4DCBCT on a linear accelerator. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(9), 3488-3499. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Kipritidis, J., O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Kuncic, Z., Keall, P. (2015). Improving thoracic four-dimensional cone-beam CT reconstruction with anatomical-adaptive image regularization (AAIR). Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(2), 841-868. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Keall, P., Kuncic, Z., Huang, C., Feain, I. (2015). Markerless tumor tracking using short kilovoltage imaging arcs for lung image-guided radiotherapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(24), 9437-9454. [More Information]
  • Cooper, B., O'Brien, R., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2015). Quantifying the image quality and dose reduction of respiratory triggered 4D cone-beam computed tomography with patient-measured breathing. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(24), 9493-9513. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Huang, C., Keall, P., Feain, I. (2015). WE-AB-303-08: Direct Lung Tumor Tracking Using Short Imaging Arcs. Medical Physics, 42(6), 3657. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Kipritidis, J., O'Brien, R., Kuncic, Z., Keall, P. (2014). Image quality in thoracic 4D cone-beam CT: a sensitivity analysis of respiratory signal, binning method, reconstruction algorithm, and projection angular spacing. Medical Physics, 41(4), 041912-1-041912-18. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2014). Optimizing 4DCBCT projection allocation to respiratory bins. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(19), 5631-5649. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2014). Respiratory motion guided four dimensional cone beam computed tomography: Encompassing irregular breathing. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(3), 579-595. [More Information]
  • Ge, Y., O'Brien, R., Shieh, C., Booth, J., Keall, P. (2014). Toward the development of intrafraction tumor deformation tracking using a dynamic multi-leaf collimator. Medical Physics, 41(6), 061703-1-061703-10. [More Information]
  • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B, 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Cui, X., Delley, B., Stampfl, C. (2011). Built-in electric fields and valence band offsets in InN/GaN(0001) superlattices: First-principles investigations. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(8), 083721-1-083721-8. [More Information]

2018

  • Barber, J., Shieh, C., Counter, W., Sykes, J., Bennett, P., Ahern, V., Corde, S., Heng, S., White, P., Jackson, M., Liu, P., Keall, P., Feain, I. (2018). A CBCT study of the gravity-induced movement in rotating rabbits. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63(10), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Montanaro, T., Nguyen, D., Keall, P., Booth, J., Eade, T., Haddad, C., Caillet, V., Shieh, C. (2018). A comparison of gantry-mounted x-ray-based real-Time target tracking methods. Medical Physics, 45(3), 1222-1232. [More Information]

2017

  • Shieh, C., Caillet, V., Dunbar, M., Keall, P., Booth, J., Hardcastle, N., Haddad, C., Eade, T., Feain, I. (2017). A Bayesian approach for three-dimensional markerless tumor tracking using kV imaging during lung radiotherapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 62(8), 3065-3080. [More Information]
  • Woodruff, H., Shieh, C., Hegi-Johnson, F., Keall, P., Kipritidis, J. (2017). Quantifying the reproducibility of lung ventilation images between 4-Dimensional Cone Beam CT and 4-Dimensional CT. Medical Physics, 44(5), 1771-1781. [More Information]

2016

  • Feain, I., Shieh, C., White, P., O'Brien, R., Fisher, S., Counter, W., Lazarakis, P., Stewart, D., Downes, S., Jackson, M., Whelan, B., Makhija, K., Huang, C., Keall, P., et al (2016). Functional imaging equivalence and proof of concept for image-guided adaptive radiotherapy with fixed gantry and rotating couch. Advances in Radiation Oncology, 1(4), 365-372. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Shieh, C., Stankovic, U., Keall, P., Sonke, J. (2016). The first implementation of respiratory triggered 4DCBCT on a linear accelerator. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(9), 3488-3499. [More Information]

2015

  • Shieh, C., Kipritidis, J., O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Kuncic, Z., Keall, P. (2015). Improving thoracic four-dimensional cone-beam CT reconstruction with anatomical-adaptive image regularization (AAIR). Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(2), 841-868. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Keall, P., Kuncic, Z., Huang, C., Feain, I. (2015). Markerless tumor tracking using short kilovoltage imaging arcs for lung image-guided radiotherapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(24), 9437-9454. [More Information]
  • Cooper, B., O'Brien, R., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2015). Quantifying the image quality and dose reduction of respiratory triggered 4D cone-beam computed tomography with patient-measured breathing. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(24), 9493-9513. [More Information]
  • Shieh, C., Huang, C., Keall, P., Feain, I. (2015). WE-AB-303-08: Direct Lung Tumor Tracking Using Short Imaging Arcs. Medical Physics, 42(6), 3657. [More Information]

2014

  • Shieh, C., Kipritidis, J., O'Brien, R., Kuncic, Z., Keall, P. (2014). Image quality in thoracic 4D cone-beam CT: a sensitivity analysis of respiratory signal, binning method, reconstruction algorithm, and projection angular spacing. Medical Physics, 41(4), 041912-1-041912-18. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2014). Optimizing 4DCBCT projection allocation to respiratory bins. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(19), 5631-5649. [More Information]
  • O'Brien, R., Cooper, B., Kipritidis, J., Shieh, C., Keall, P. (2014). Respiratory motion guided four dimensional cone beam computed tomography: Encompassing irregular breathing. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(3), 579-595. [More Information]
  • Ge, Y., O'Brien, R., Shieh, C., Booth, J., Keall, P. (2014). Toward the development of intrafraction tumor deformation tracking using a dynamic multi-leaf collimator. Medical Physics, 41(6), 061703-1-061703-10. [More Information]

2013

  • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B, 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]

2011

  • Shieh, C., Cui, X., Delley, B., Stampfl, C. (2011). Built-in electric fields and valence band offsets in InN/GaN(0001) superlattices: First-principles investigations. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(8), 083721-1-083721-8. [More Information]

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