Jeremy N. Kunz, PhD


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Radiation Oncology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Academic Bio

Jeremy Kunz, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Dr. Kunz received a BS in Physics and Applied Mathematics from Weber State University and completed his doctoral work at Baylor University where his thesis focused on quantum biophotonics. Dr. Kunz received a MS in Medical Physics from the University of Toledo and then completed his residency training at the University of Utah-Huntsman Cancer Institute in therapeutic medical physics. Dr. Kunz's clinical and research interests include stereotactic radiosurgery, patient safety and quality assurance, VMAT for CSI and VMAT for TMI.

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Therapeutic Medical Physics
Graduate Training University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Medical Physics; Radiation Oncology
Graduate Training Baylor University College of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Weber State University
Physics and Applied Mathematics

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Sarkar V, Paxton A, Kunz J, Szegedi M, Nelson G, Rassiah-Szegedi P, Zhao H, Huang YJ, Su F, Salter BJ (2019). A systematic evaluation of the error detection abilities of a new diode transmission detector. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 20(9), 122-132.
  2. Kunz JN, Voronine DV, Lu W, Liege Z, Lee HWH, Zhang Z, Scully MO (2017). Aluminum plasmonic nanoshielding in ultraviolet inactivation of bacteria. Sci Rep, 7(1), 9026.
  3. Kunz JN, Voronine DV, Lee HW, Sokolov AV, Scully MO (2017). Rapid detection of drought stress in plants using femtosecond laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Opt Express, 25(7), 7251-7262.
  4. Kunz JN, Voronine DV, Ko BA, Lee H, Rana A, Bagavathiannan MV, Sokolov AV, Scully MO (2017). Interaction of femtosecond laser pulses with plants: towards distinguishing weeds and crops using plasma temperature. Journal of Modern Optics, 64(9), 942-7.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Olafsen LJ, Kunz J, Ongstad AP, Kaspi R (2013). Tunable excitation of mid-infrared optically pumped semiconductor lasers. In Razeghi M (Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE: Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices X, SPIE - International Society For Optics and Photonics, 8631.