Meet our Residents

Name Background 

Rajesh Panthi, PhD 

Third Year Resident

Education:

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

PhD, Physics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

MS, Medical Physics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

MSc, Physics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Research Area:  Prompt-gamma imaging, proton radiography, and x-ray spectroscopy.

Biography:   Rajesh completed a BSc in Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics from Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, and a MSc in Physics from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.  He also completed a MS in Medical Physics with a focus on the determination of energy spectra of x-ray beams from Oklahoma State University.  He worked with a research team as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Radiation Physics Department of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  He joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as a medical physics resident in 2020.

Medical Physics Resident Photo_PanthiShiping Cao, PhD

Second Year Resident

Education:

Postgraduate Certificate, Medical Physics, Rutgers University

PhD, Physics, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

BS, Physics, Heibei University, China, Major in Applied Optics

Research Area:  Thermal imaging

Biography:  Shiping completed a PhD in physics with a focus on the experimental study of electron incident double ionization of atoms.  She focused on ion mobility spectrometry before entering the field of medical physics through a certificate program at Rutgers University.  She joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as a medical physics resident in July 2021.

Fergany Badry, PhD

First Year Resident

 

Education:

Postgraduate Certificate, Medical Physics, Rutgers University

PhD, Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M

MS, Nuclear and Radiation Engineering

Research Area:  Thermal imaging

Biography:  Fergany is a computational scientist with a PhD in nuclear engineering who is hardworking and has a creative flair.  As a post-doctoral research associate, he developed and implemented advanced radiation therapy treatment techniques. He also worked on developing a novel model based on integrating conducted experimental work, validated mesoscale models, and various machine learning (ML) algorithms to simulate the radiation effects on the microstructure and the physical properties of materials. He joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as a medical physics resident in July 2022.