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Assistant Researcher

New York, New York, United States
October 31, 2016

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Kevin Ludwig

** ********* ******, ***. ** New York, NY 10033


Columbia University, New York, NY

M.S., Medical Physics (2016)

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

B.S., Physics (2014)

B.S., Chemistry (2014)

B.S., Astronomy (2014)

Work Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Research Assistant (June 2015 - Present)

Deformed weekly MR images of patients with oropharyngeal cancers undergoing radiation ther- apy to the planning CT to test validity of tracking changes in anatomy that occur during radiation therapy.

Analyzed data for anatomical changes, discrepancies in delivered dose, and compared contours around organs at risk done automatically with contours done manually by physicians using Excel, MATLAB, and R.

Currently writing a manuscript summarizing results from my research. Experimental Nuclear Physics Research Group, College Park, MD Undergraduate Research Assistant (January 2012 - August 2014)

Designed, built, and tested a high-precision 222Rn detector to be used in determining the pres- ence of radioactive contamination in raw materials being used in the LUX (Liquid Underground Xenon) experiment; analysis of data was done using MATLAB.

Designed a scale model of the liquid Xe plumbing system located at the University of Maryland, a smaller version used to mimic the larger LUX experiment. Cosmic Ray Laboratory, College Park, MD

Undergraduate Research Assistant (September 2010 - May 2011)

Added to the continuing research and measurement of high-energy cosmic rays using a long- duration

ight weather balloon

oating above Antarctica.

Designed parts and diagrams, collected data during experiments, and researched new materials for the balloon-borne equipment.

Computer Skills

Programming: MATLAB, C++, R, SQL, LATEX

Clinical Software: Eclipse/ARIA, Velocity

Platforms: Windows, Linux (Ubuntu)

Activities, Certi cations, and Honors

American Board of Radiology, Part I, Certi cation American Chemical Society, Certi cation

College Parks Scholars, Science & Global Change Citation Society of Physics Students, UMD Chapter

Engineers Without Borders, UMD Chapter

Residence Hall Association Executive Board, V.P. of Finance & Communications, 2010 Maryland Ultimate Frisbee "A" Team, Member & Captain, 2009 - 2014 1

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