Richard D. Hichwa, Ph.D.

Senior Associate VP for Research
Research Interests: 

Medical physics

  • Hardware development for nuclear detection systems, real-time control of a cyclotron, and high-power nuclear targets
  • Image analysis schemes, and physiological modeling of normal and disease tissues
  • Professor of Radiology and Adjunct Professor of Physics, is eligible to advise physics theses
  • Students have opportunities to interact with a multidisciplinary group of scientists including radiochemists, engineers, physiologists, physicians and physicists
  • Students learn how to operate the cyclotron and PET imaging instruments and have complete access to the machine shop, electronics laboratory and an extensive array of computing resources
Research areas
  • Medical and Biomedical Physics
Richard Hichwa
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981

2661 University Capitol Centre (UCC)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States