Yoichi Watanabe, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Yoichi Watanabe

Contact Info


Fax 612-626-7060

Office Address:
Department of Radiation Oncology
Phillips-Wangensteen Building, Floor 1
516 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis MN, 55455

Mailing Address:
Department of Radiation Oncology
MMC 494 Mayo
8494A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Research Fellow, Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, NY, 1994-1997

PhD, University of Wisconsin (Nuclear Engineering), 1984.

MS, University of Tsukuba (Plasma Physics), 1980.

MS, University of Wisconsin (Nuclear Engineering), 1982.

BS, University of Tokyo (Aerospace Engineering), 1978

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI, 1984-1986


Awards & Recognition

Alpha Nu Sigma of American Nuclear Society (lifetime member)

Sigma XI Research Society, Phi-Kappa-Phi (lifetime member)

Best Student Paper Award, International Meeting on Advances in Nuclear Engineering

Computational Methods, Knoxville, TN, April 1985

Author Recognition, ANS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 1993

Certificate of Appreciation Medical Physics, Outstanding Manuscript Reviewer, 2012

First Prize Research Poster, “Laser CT evaluation on Normoxic PAGAT Gel Dosimeter” with Senthil Kumar, D., Medical Hackathon, CAMTech-India Medical Hackathon, The International Consortium on Affordable Medical Technologies, India, November 26, 2012. 

Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing, Medical Dosimetry, American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 2013. 

Professional Associations

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), full member

Radiological and Medical Physics Society of New York (RAMPS), member

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), member

American Nuclear Society (ANS), full member (not-active)

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), full member

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), full Member

World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS), full member

American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), member

New York Academy of Science (NYAS), member

The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), associate member 


Board Certifications

The American Board of Radiology (Therapeutic Radiologic Physics)