Vasant Kearney, Ph.D.
Dr. Kearney specializes in computer vision algorithmic development and has extensive knowledge in deep learning, treatment plan optimization, full stack design, and medical physics computational engines. Dr. Kearney also focuses on clinical workflow automation and has productionized many software applications aimed at streamlining clinical tasks.
|2008||University of California, Santa Cruz||BS||Physics|
|2012||SDSU with Thesis at UCSD||MS||Medical Physics|
|2016||UT Southwestern and UT Arlington||PhD||Biomedical Engineering|
|2018||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Radiation Oncology|
|2018-present||University of California, San Francisco||Assistant Professor||Department of Radiation Oncology|
Awards & Honors
|2012||Norm Baily Award, American Association of Physicist in Medicine, Southern California Chapter|
|2013||Kelcy L. Warren Award, Endowed engineering scholarship|
|2014||GAANN engineering fellowship, Faculty Nominated Biomedical Engineering Fellowship|
|2015||GAANN engineering fellowship, Faculty Nominated Biomedical Engineering Fellowship|
|2016||Dissertation Fellowship, Biomedical Engineering Department Nominated Fellowship|
|2017||Best Physics Talk Award, American Association of Physicist in Medicine, Northern California Chapter|
Vasant Kearney, Timmy Siauw. (2017) “Methods and Apparatus for Deep Learning-Based Automatic Segmentation on 3D Medical Images”, U.S. Patent Application No. 62574716
Vasant Kearney, John Dorsey, Aaron Schoenberger, (2017) “Deep Learning-Based Social Monitoring”, U.S. Patent Application No. 62579432
Vasant Kearney, Timmy Siauw. (2015) “Systems and Methods for Cloud-Based Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning”, Non-Provisional U.S. Non-Provisional Patent Application No. 15359415
Kearney, Vasant, Chan, J., … & Solberg, T. (2019). Attention-enabled 3D boosted convolutional neural networks for semantic CT segmentation using deep supervision. Physics in Medicine & Biology.
Chan, J.*, Kearney, Vasant*, ... & Solberg, T. (2019). A convolutional neural network algorithm for automatic segmentation of head and neck organs at risk using deep lifelong learning. Medical physics. *These Two Authors Contributed Equally
Kearney, Vasant, Chan, J., & Solberg, T. (2018). DoseNet: a volumetric dose prediction algorithm using 3D fully-convolutional neural networks. Physics in Medicine & Biology.
Kearney, Vasant, Chan, J., … & Yom, S.(2018). The application of artificial intelligence in the IMRT planning process for head and neck cancer. Oral oncology.
Kearney, Vasant, Haaf, S., ... & Solberg, T. (2018). An unsupervised convolutional neural network-based algorithm for deformable image registration. Physics in Medicine & Biology.
Kearney, Vasant, Descovich, M., … & Solberg, D. (2018). A Continuous Arc Delivery Optimization Algorithm for CyberKnife m6. Medical Physics.
Kearney, Vasant, Solberg T., … Valdes G. (2018). Correcting TG 119 confidence limits. Medical physics.
Kearney, Vasant, Cheung, J., … & Solberg, T. (2017). CyberArc: a non-coplanar-arc optimization algorithm for CyberKnife. Physics in Medicine & Biology.
Kearney, Vasant, Huang, Y., … & Tang, L. (2017). Canny edge-based deformable image registration. Physics in medicine and biology.
Kearney, Vasant, Chen, S., ... & Mao, W. (2015). Automated landmark-guided deformable image registration. Physics in medicine and biology.