KKanakavel

KKanakavel

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

ABOUT SCMPCR

South Asia Centre for Medical Physics and Cancer Research (SCMPCR) established in 3rd July 2018 is comprised of a group of philanthropic personnel with representatives from different regions of South Asia to work on different projects.

GOALS OF SCMPCR

Major activities of SCMPCR are to produce skilled manpower, enhance health education and establish a welfare home for cancer patients.

UNDP SDG GOAL- 3

(Good Health & Well-being)Awareness program for the mass people for different communicable and non-communicable diseases, especially for cancer patients.

UNDP SDG GOAL- 4

(Quality Education)Arranging and conducting training programs to develop skilled manpower. It realizes the need to educate especially; women regarding the screening and prevention of cancer treatment.