Dr Samuel Blake

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9114 1428

Research interests

Development of novel detectors for applications in radiation oncology physics; radiation dosimetry; medical imaging; Monte Carlo modelling; treatment planning; advanced radiotherapy techniques; uncertainties in radiotherapy planning and delivery.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching:

  • PHYS5020 Computation and Image Processing

In the media

MedicalPhysicsWeb.org - "EPID measures water-equivalent dose" (publ. Nov 24, 2014)

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Pogson, E., Hansen, C., Blake, S., Arumugam, S., Juresic, J., Ochoa, O., Yakobi, J., Haman, A., Trtovac, A., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2016). A Multi-Institutional Study Quantifying the Impact of Simulated Linear Accelerator VMAT Errors for Nasopharynx. Medical Physics, 43(6), 3333-3334. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., Cheng, Z., Atakaramians, S., Meikle, S., Lu, M., Vial, P., Kuncic, Z. (2016). In silico investigation of factors affecting the MV imaging performance of a novel water-equivalent EPID. Physica Medica, 32(12), 1819-1826. [More Information]
  • Pogson, E., Hansen, C., Blake, S., Arumugam, S., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2016). Step and Shoot IMRT, VMAT and Autoplan VMAT Nasopharnyx Plan Robustness to Linear Accelerator Delivery Errors. Medical Physics, 43(6), 3551-3551. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z. (2014). Monte Carlo simulation of the transit dosimetric response of an a-Si electronic portal imaging device. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z. (2014). Optimisation of the imaging and dosimetric characteristics of an electronic portal imaging device employing plastic scintillating fibres using Monte Carlo simulations. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(22), 6827-6840. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Deshpande, S., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z., Vial, P. (2013). Characterization of a novel EPID designed for simultaneous imaging and dose verification in radiotherapy. Medical Physics, 40(9), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., McNamara, A., Kuncic, Z. (2013). Characterization of optical transport effects on EPID dosimetry using Geant4. Medical Physics, 40(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • McNamara, A., Blake, S., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z. (2013). Evaluating radiation damage to scintillating plastic fibers with monte carlo simulations. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, 14(35), 1-6. [More Information]

2016

  • Pogson, E., Hansen, C., Blake, S., Arumugam, S., Juresic, J., Ochoa, O., Yakobi, J., Haman, A., Trtovac, A., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2016). A Multi-Institutional Study Quantifying the Impact of Simulated Linear Accelerator VMAT Errors for Nasopharynx. Medical Physics, 43(6), 3333-3334. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., Cheng, Z., Atakaramians, S., Meikle, S., Lu, M., Vial, P., Kuncic, Z. (2016). In silico investigation of factors affecting the MV imaging performance of a novel water-equivalent EPID. Physica Medica, 32(12), 1819-1826. [More Information]
  • Pogson, E., Hansen, C., Blake, S., Arumugam, S., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2016). Step and Shoot IMRT, VMAT and Autoplan VMAT Nasopharnyx Plan Robustness to Linear Accelerator Delivery Errors. Medical Physics, 43(6), 3551-3551. [More Information]

2014

  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z. (2014). Monte Carlo simulation of the transit dosimetric response of an a-Si electronic portal imaging device. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z. (2014). Optimisation of the imaging and dosimetric characteristics of an electronic portal imaging device employing plastic scintillating fibres using Monte Carlo simulations. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(22), 6827-6840. [More Information]

2013

  • Blake, S., McNamara, A., Deshpande, S., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z., Vial, P. (2013). Characterization of a novel EPID designed for simultaneous imaging and dose verification in radiotherapy. Medical Physics, 40(9), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Blake, S., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., McNamara, A., Kuncic, Z. (2013). Characterization of optical transport effects on EPID dosimetry using Geant4. Medical Physics, 40(4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • McNamara, A., Blake, S., Vial, P., Holloway, L., Greer, P., Kuncic, Z. (2013). Evaluating radiation damage to scintillating plastic fibers with monte carlo simulations. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging, 14(35), 1-6. [More Information]

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