Wei-Li Chen  

Professor, Department of Medical Radiation Technology and Institute of Radiological Sciences School of Medical Technology and Engineering, National Yang-Ming University.

Major Research Areas:


Heath Physics, Radiation Physics, Environmental Radiological Science and Radiation Biology



Research Summary:

 Research Projects Executed within the Past Three Years (2003-2005)

  1. The application of FLUKA Monte Carlo simulation program in brachytherapy.
  2. Establishing the quality of the BIMP low energy x-ray (below 50 KV).
  3. Study of Spiral and Conventional CT dose.
  4. A source model for the calculation of head scatter factors.
  5. Dose distribution near the interface of different phantom materials around brachytherapy source 192Ir.
  6. The Dosage Calibration in Mammograph.
  7. Analyzing of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy dose effect induce from computer tomography artifacts.
The development of a new ionizing radiation glass dosimeter system.


Selected Publication

1.        F.D. Chen, K.Y. Chen, F.Q.H. Ngo, C.H. Lin, S.T. Tsai, T.S.Ling, J.J.K Whang-Peng, A.A. Edwards, D.C. Lloyd and W.L. Chen: Chromosomal damage in long-trem residents of houses contaminated with cobalt-60. The Lancet. 355:726, 2000. (SCI)

2.        W.H. Wang, G. Ting and W.L. Chen: The Radiation Measurement of the TR-30/15 Compact Cyclotron. Chinese J. Radiology 25(2), 67-71, April 2000.

3.        S.W. Wuu, J.J. Tai, J. Wu, S.Y. Lin, W.L. Chen, K.D. Wuu: Chromosome Aberrations in Lymphocytes of Residents Living in Buildings Constructed with Radioactively Contaminated Rebars. J. Biomed. Sci. 8: 411-415, 2001.

4.         H.C. Chang, W.L. Chen, K.H. Chang: Monte Carlo simulation of an 192Ir brachytherapy source in bone and lung. Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. 8(1),49-58,2001.

5.         T.C. Chang, W.L. Chen, W.P. Chang and C.J. Chen: Effect of prolonged radiation exposure on the thyroid gland of residents living in 60Co-contaminated rebar buildings. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 77(11),1117-22, Nov.2001.(SCI)

6.        W.L. Chen: The Radiation Survey and Equivalent Dose Assessment for 60Co-contaminated Rebar Buildings. App. Radia. Isotopes. 56(6),901-906, June 2002. (SCI)

7.        R.S. Liu, W.L. Chen, F.D. Chen: Health Examination and Chromosome Aberration Analysis of Residents Living in 60Co-contaminated Rebar Buildings. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 78(7),635-639,July 2002.(SCI)

8.        A. C. Shiau, W. L. Chen, F. J. Lin, W. S. Huang, S. H. Su: Ionometric Determination of Absorbed Dose to Water for Cobalt-60 Gamma Rays. Chinese J. Radiology. 27(1),9-16, 2002

9.         W.L. Chen, S.-H. Yeh: The Measurement of 60Co Contaminated Rebar Buildings with Thermoluminescence Dosemeters. Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 103(3),235-240,2003(SCI)

10.     C.P. Tu, W.L. Chen, C.H. Chu, W.S. Huang, F.J. Lin, J. M. Jian: The Study of the Beam Quality of the Low Energy X-rays. Chinese J. Radiology 29(4), 185-190, August 2004.

11.     S.M. Hsu, S.H. Yeh, M.S. Lin, W.L. Chen, A Comparative Study on Characteristics of Radiation Detectors Between Radiophotoluminescent Glass Dosimeters and Thermoluminescent Dosimeters. Chinese J. Radiology 29(6), 323-330, Dec. 2004.

12.     H.C. Tsai, S.M. Hsu, K.H. Chang, W.L. Chen, Studies of Radiation Risk Factor for Residents Living in 60Co-contaminated Rebar Buildings. Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. 12(3),235-239,2005.