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Kwo-Ping Chang, Ph.D.


Kwo-Ping Chang


Associate professor

Research interest

Monte Carlo simulation for LINAC radiotherapy and proton therapy, radiation dosimetry, CT image optimization, medical physics


(03) 8572158 ext 2701








  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Tzu-Kun Hsu, Wei-Ting Lin,Wen-Lin Hsu, “Optimization of Dose and Image Quality in Adult and Pediatric Computed Tomography Scans” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 140:260-265(2017) (SCI , Impact Factor= 1.315; 8/33 =24.2 % in Category “ Nuclear Science and Technology” )
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Wan-Chi Tseng, Li-Kang Hsieh, Yu-Huang Chien, “ Impact of the CT contrast agent on dosimetry and calibration of radiotherapy” Journal of Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology 4:1-12 (2017)
  1. Yang-Wei Hsieh, Hsin-Hua Lee, Shang-Ho Hung, Le-Ping Tsuei, Kwo-Ping Chang, Ying-Hsiu Lin,Ruey-Jing Huang, “A Study of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Using Simultaneous Integrated Boost for Left-sided Breast Cancer”  Journal of Taiwan Medical Radiation Technology 3:15-24 (2015)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Lu-Yu Chen and Yu-Huang Chien, " Monte Carlo simulation of LINAC irradiation with dynamic wedges" Radiation Protection Dosimetry  162: 24-28 (2014)  (SCI Impact Factor = 0.861  ; 19/33= 58%    in Category “ Nuclear Science and Technology”)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang,Wei-Ting Lin, An-Cheng Shiau, Yu-Huang Chie " Dosimetric distribution of the surroundings of different dental crowns and implants during LINAC photon irradiation" Radiation Physics and Chemistry 104: 339–344 (2014) (SCI ,  Impact Factor= 1.315; 8/33 =24.2 % in Category “ Nuclear Science and Technology” )
  1. C.C. Lee, J.F.Wu, K.P.Chang, C.H.Chu, S.P.Wey, H.L.Liu, C.J.Tung, S.W.Wu, T.C.Chao  "The use of normoxic polymer gel for measuring dose distributions of 1, 4 and 30 mm cones" Radiation Physics and Chemistry 104: 221-224. (2014)  (SCI ,  Impact Factor= 1.315; 8/33 =24.2 % in Category “ Nuclear Science and Technology” )
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Zhi-Wei Wang, An-Cheng Shiau, “Determining optimization of the initial parameters in Monte Carlo simulation for linear accelerator radiotherapy”.  Radiation Physics and Chemistry 95: 161-165. (2014)  (SCI ,  Impact Factor= 1.315; 8/33 =24.2 % in Category “ Nuclear Science and Technology” )
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Shang-Ho Hung, Yu-Huang Chie, An-Cheng Shiau, Ruey-Jing Huang,  “A Comparison of physical and dosimetric properties of lung substitute materials.”  Med. Phys. 39(4) : 2013-2020  (2012)  (SCI,  Impact Factor =3.012 ;  25/122 =20% in Category “Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging” )
  1. Chih-Hsien Chang, Ya-Jen Chang, Te-Wei Lee, Gann Ting, Kwo-Ping Chang*,  “Dosimetric evaluation of nanotargeted 188Re-liposome with the MIRDOSE3 and OLINDA/EXM programs” Annals of Nuclear Medicine 26: 419-425 (2012)  (SCI  Corresponding author,  Impact Factor = 1.507 ;  71/122 =58% in Category “Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging” ) 
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Ching-Kuei Chen , Lie-Hang Shen, “Calibration of activity readings from radiopharmaceuticals with impurities” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 290:153–157  (2011)  (SCI,  Impact Factor = 1.415;  6/33 = 18 % in category “ Nuclear Science & Technology” )
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Zhi-Yuan Lin Mao-Chin Hung , Bor-Tsung Hsieh,  “Effects of Irradiation on Chitosan-coated Nanoparticles for Hyperthermia” Advanced Materials Research  Vol 311-313; pp 419-431  (2011)   (EI)
  1. Chang-Shu Tsai, Hong-Yi Chen, Kwo-Ping Chang (2011) “Using chemical coprecipitation method to prepare magnetite magnetic fluids and explore its applications in hyperthermia” Key Engineering Materials (2011) vol 474-476; pp 1776-1780   (EI)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Chih-Yuan Lin, Mao-Chin Hung, Chang-Shu Tasi, Shan-Chih Lee, Bor-Tsung Hsieh, “Optimization of Ferrofluid by Using Taguchi Method and Its Application in Hyperthermia”  J. Tzu -Chi College of Technology,17 :85-104 (2011)
  1. H. Y. Chen, K. P. Chang and *C. S. Tsai, “Preparation and characterization of Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles and its applications in hyperthermia” J. Tzu-Chi College of Technology, 15: 275- 302  (2010).
  1. Shih-NengYang,Pei-Ling Lai, An-Cheng Shiau, Chia-Jung Li, Ji-An Liang,  Tung- Cheng Li, Kwo-Ping Chang  “Dosimetric analysis of cell irradiation in radiobiological experiment”  Therapeut Radio lOncol 16 : 47-53 (2009)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Ching-Han Cheng, Ying-Chi Chiang, Shan-Chih Lee, Zhi-Yuan Lin, Bor-Tsung Hsieh, Ching-ChioKo,Ya-Ling Huang, “Irradiation of synthesized magnetic nanoparticles and its application for hyperthermia” Advanced Materials Research Vols. 47-50  pp 1298-1301  (2008)    (EI)
  1. Jin-Huei Ji, Kwo-Ping Chang, An-Cheng Shiau, Hsin-Hsiung Chen, Shih-Neng Yang, Lung-Kwang Pan, Ji-An Liang, Max M. Chao, “Parametric studies of the electron source term in Monte Carlo simulation on clinical linacs” Therapeut Radiol Oncol, 15: 129-137  (2008)
  1. Ji-An Liang, Pei-Ling Lai, An-Cheng Shiau, Chin-Hui Chi, Kwo-Ping Chang, Ching-Hsiung Su, Wen-Pin Shih, “Analysis and measurement of the superficial doses for intensity-modulated radiation therapy in head and neck cancer” Therapeut Radio lOncol, 15(1): 53-61 (2008)
  1. K.-P. Chang, C.-Y. Liu, U.-S. Lin, P.-J. Chang, J.-K. Lee and C.-H. Shao, “Assessment of absorbed dose of PET(18F-FDG)scanning patients with MIRD and TLD method” Ann Nucl Med Sci,  20: 137-143 (2007)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Chi-Way Wang, Cha-Chun Chen,  An-Cheng Shiau,  Hsi-Chang Chang, Wen-Shan Liu,  “Study of Monte Carlo Simulation on Output Dosimetry and Fluence After Each Component Module of LINAC“  Chin J Radiol, 32:1-7 (2007)
  1. Kwang-Shiuan Lin, Ho-Hsing Chen, Hsin-Hsiung Chen, Kwo-Ping Chang, Max Min Chao,  “Oral Cavity dosimetry for intensity modulated radiation therapy quality assurance” Therapeut Radiol Oncol 14(1): 19-27 (2007)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, “The method of calculating internal radiation absorbed dose for radiopharmaceuticals-MIRD schema” Chin J Radiol, 28:307-316 (2003)
  1. Mei-Hsih Liao, Kwo-Ping Chang, Shiaw-Pyng Wey, Lie-Hang Shen, “A dual-strip thin layer chromatography to determine the radiochemical purity of 99mTc-TRODAT-1 for dopamine transporter imaging” Ann Nucl Med Sci  14:223-230 (2001)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Shiaw-Pyng Wey, Ching-Kuei Chen, Lie-Hang Shen,   “The effects of radionuclidic impurities on thallium-201 radioactivity measurement and correction approach”  Ann Nucl Med Sci 12(3) : 143-150. (1999)
  1. Chun-Nan Hsu and Kwo-PingChang, “Study of factors dominating sorption/desorption of Cs in Soil” RadiochimicaActa 68:129-133  (1995)  (SCI)
  1. Chun-Nan Hsu and Kwo-Ping Chang  “Sorption and desorption behavior of cesium on soil components” Appl Radiat Isot 45(4): 433-437  (1994)  (SCI)
  1. Kwo-Ping Chang, Chun-Nan HSU and Hidehiro TAMAKI “Basic study of 137Cs sorption on soil” J Nucl Sci Technol.  30(12):1243-1247 (1993)  (SCI)