AMPI Life Member,

k.kanakavel@ptw-india.in

Chennai, India.

+91 9384839040.

Educational Qualifications:

Ph.D. (Medical Physics) Vellore Institute of Technology In the process
M.Sc., Medical Physics Bharathiar University Apr.2011

Professional Experience:

PTW Dosimetry India – Senior Medical Physicist & Application Specialist

  • PTW specially trained Medical Physicist and one of the members in Global Application Team. Leading Technical & Service team in the company
  • Experience in Machine & TPS commissioning of various Linear Accelerators (~40no’s) from Varian & Elekta including type approval machines for example True Beam, Versa HD & Halcyon models along with PTW products such as Beamscan & Octavius 4D system.
  • Installations of all PTW Radiotherapy Equipments MP3-M (60 system) &80 numbers of Octavius system including Octavius 4D system with almost all type Linacs.
  • Customer handling for service & support.
  • Attending Medical Physics Conferences (National & International) & product presentations
  • Preparing & Participating Technical cum Sales meeting with different region of customers in India.

Clinical Experience:

  • Clinical Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Physics, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, May 2011 – June 2012.

Academic Experience:

  • Radiation Physicist cum Tutor, Dept of Radiology, Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore, May 2011 – June 2012, in part-time.
  • Radiological Physicist in Dept of Radiology, C.S.I Hospital, Bangalore, May 2011 – June 2012, in part-time.
  • Guided a student for a Project in “FFF beam Profile analysis using various protocols” for post graduate studies in the year of 2015.
  • Guide in a project for post graduate student in “Deriving De-convolution factor for Farmer type chamber by a random method”in the year of 2016.
  • Guide for a project in “Commissioning of commercial secondary MU check software for IMRT”in the year of 2017.
  • Co-Guide for a project in “Impact of voxel grid in IMRT QA and evaluation using Octavius 4D system”in the year of 2017.
  • Guide for a Project “Driving KDVH Factor for commercial IMRT QA software for Patient 3D QA Analysis”in the year of 2018.

Post Graduate Project Details

Dosimetric Analysis of Non-Divergent asymmetric beam in Linear Accelerator.

Training:

  1. Training undergone in the year of 2018 for special products of PTW such as Beamscan, Track-it, Octavius 4D trouble shooting.
  2. Factory Training attended in the year of 2013 for PTW Dosimetry Products in PTW, Germany.

Awards & Prizes:

  • Received Best Poster Presentation in National Seminar in “Radiation Technology in Health Care and its Safety (RADTECHS-2011)” held at Department of Medical Physics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
  • Received first prize in Quiz Programme in Seminar on “Nuclear Energy for National Development (NEND)” organized by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and Department of Physics, Bharathiar