COLLABRATORS

Project Co-Directors
Title and Name Institution Country email
Prof.Dr. Zehra Yegingil Cukurova University Turkey zehra@cu.edu.tr
Prof.Dr. Sergii Ubizskii Lviv Polytechnic National University Ukraine crystal@lp.edu.ua
Prof.Dr. Yaacov R. Lawrence Sheba Medical Center Israel yaacovla@gmail.com
Prof.Dr. Yan Yu Thomas Jefferson University Hospital USA yan.yu@jefferson.edu
Prof.Dr. Enver Bulur
Prof.Dr. Kasim Kurt
Middle east Technical University & Mersin University Turkey  Turkey ebulur@metu.edu.tr   kasimkurt@gmail.com
 
Project Participants and Roles
By April2015  (10th November 2014- 20th April 2015)
 
 
 
Name Affiliation Position/Title % Time Role
Zehra Yegingil Project Co-Director NPD Cukurova University, Turkey NATO Countries Project Director Professor
Program Leader
40% She tested available dosimetric materials for obtaining promising luminescence in activated samples. She selected precursors of phosphorous compounds from a group of TL/OSL phosphors. She coordinated the kick off meeting and the project together with PPD
Enver Bulur Project Co-Director Middle East Technical University, Turkey Professor 25% He designed and began to construct an Optically Stimulated Luminescence readout instrument for measurement of various doses; and began to choose the electronic parts to test the performance of the instrument
Kasim Kurt Project Co-Director Mersin University, Turkey Professor 25% Impurities in irradiated dosimetric materials produce colour centres with absorption bands peaking at different wavelengths. He began to design and fabricate an emission spectrometer to observe optical absorption/emission spectrum of irradiated dosimetric materials. He completed the procurement procedure to purchase the main parts of the spectrometer and selected the vendor. He is helping to Cukurova University group for the synthesis of the phosphors and on some technical points.
Necmettin Nur Adiyaman University, Turkey(working in the Cukurova University group) Assist Prof. 20% He doped the natural amethyst quartz dosimetric materials. He prepared the samples for TL/OSL analysis. He analysed the data and drew the TL glow curves.
Tolga Depci Inonu University, Turkey (working in the Cukurova University group) Assoc.Prof. 20% He synthesized and doped the lithium triborate, lithium tetraborate, zinc borate and magnesium tetra borate dosimetric materials. He prepared the samples for TL/OSL analysis. He analysed the data and drew the TL glow curves.
Tunç Tüken Çukurova University Chemistry Department Adana- Turkey Researcher/Participant 30% Production and development of materials to be used in the project.
Determination of the TL characteristics
Gözde Tansug Çukurova University Chemistry Department Adana- Turkey Researcher/Participant 30% Research and analysis of materials to be used in the project.
Determination of the TL characteristics
Gökmen
Sığırcık
Çukurova University
Chemistry Department
Adana Turkey
PhD Researcher/Participant 30% Production, analysis and development of materials to be used in the project.
Determination of the TL characteristics
Adnan Ozdemir Cukurova University, Turkey Graduate Student 100% The same with V.Altunal; material is Li2B4O7
Veysi Guckan Cukurova University, Turkey Graduate Student 100% The same with V.Altunal; material is CaF2, Lithiumtriborate; amethyst
Volkan Altunal Cukurova University, Turkey Graduate Student 100% He searched for literature relevant to the BeO dosimeters appeared in the research project. He searched the library, copied the articles, and ordered the books. He conducted material synthesis and activation, prepared chemical solutions for products or processes, following standardized stoichiometric formulas; set up and conducted chemical experiments, tests, and analyses using techniques such as DSC/TG, SEM, XRD; compiled and interpreted results of tests and analyses; made TL/OSL measurements; prepared graphs or charts to document experimental results; used computers and entered data in electronic form; provided information to project co-director and co-workers; monitored and reviewed information from materials, events to detect or assess problems; controlled machines and processes; developed constructive and cooperative working relationships with others when it necessitated.
Muhammet Karatasli Cukurova University Turkey PhD Junior researcher 10% Field work to collect the natural Fluoride and amethyst quartz samples for dosimetric materials. Analysis.
Tayfun Cavdar Mersin University, Turkey Graduate student 100% He searched and studied literature on determination of emission/absorption spectra of various luminescent materials;
Controlled machines and processes - Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Diren Maraba Middle East Technical University Ankara-Turkey Graduate Student 100% Studied on design and development of the OSL measurement system-electronics and software.
Kamil Çınar
 
Middle East Technical University Ankara-Turkey Graduate Student 100% Studied on design and development of the OSL measurement system-electronics and mechanics.
Yaacov Richard Lawrence
Project Co-Director
Sheba Medical Center, Israel Director, Center for Translational Research in Radiation Oncology 20% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic. Exposed new dosimetric materials to predetermined doses.
Maoz Benayun Sheba Medical Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist 15% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Kritman Yehudit Sheba Medical Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist 15% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Dror Alezra Sheba Medical Center, Israel Chair of Division of Medical Physics 15% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Sergey Dubinski Sheba Medical Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist 15% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Noam Weizman Sheba Medical Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist 15% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Raquel Bar-Deroma Rambam Health Care Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist with MSc 10% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Sigalit-Haruz-Waschitz Assaf Harofeh Med Center, Israel Young Medical Physicist with MSc 10% Tested new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Yan Yu
Project Co-Director
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA      Vice Chair and Professor, Director, Division of Medical Physics 20% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Ying Xiao Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA  Vice Chair and Professor, Director, Division of Medical Physics 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Adam Dicker Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA Professor and Chair, Program Leader, Radiation Research and Translational Biology Kimmel Canser Center 5% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Wenzhou Chen Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with PhD 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Cheng Peng Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with PhD 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Jun Li Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with PhD 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Tawfik Giaddui Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with PhD 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Amy Harrison Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA Senior researcher with MSc 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Laura Doyle Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with MSc 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Junsheng Cao Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with MSc 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Jialu Yu Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA young researcher with PhD 15% Testing new dosimetric materials in the clinic.
Ed Henderson Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA Support personal 5% To help for the design and construction of the measurement setups.
Sergii Ubizskii
Project Co-Director
PPD
 
Lviv Polythechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine PPD
Professor and Head of
Oxide Crystal Physics Laboratory
30% Studying on oxide single crystals and ceramics developed earlier in his laboratory with the exception that the activator of dosimetric material may be replaced and will be tested using both TLD and OSL Techniques. Examination new dosimetric materials and their luminescence properties. Synthesis new matrix and doped materials, their characterization and comparative study.
Vadim Chumak Scientific Center for Radiation Medicine, AMS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine Professor and Head of Department 30% He connected with the field of medical radiation dosimetry with an experience of Monte-Carlo simulation of ionizing radiation with the dosimetric medium. In the Project, he is partially engaged in theoretical simulations of dosimetric response of the studied materials to be applicable as TL/OSL detectors.
Yaroslav Zhydachevskii     Lviv Polythechnic National University, Ukraine Senior researcher
(Young researcher with PhD)
100% Studying on oxide single crystals and ceramics as dosimetric material using TLD technique. Examination new dosimetric materials and optimisation of their luminescence properties. Synthesis new matrix and doped materials, their characterization and comparative study.
Natalya Martynyuk     Lviv Polythechnic National University, Ukraine Junior Researcher 
(Young researcher with PhD)  
100% Studying of optical luminescence properties of oxide single crystals and ceramics with different compositions.
Andrii Luchechko
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine Asoc. Prof.
(Young researcher with PhD)
100% Studying of photo- and radiostimulated luminescence of oxide single crystals and ceramics with different compositions as well as OSL dosimetirical readout after irradiation.
Mykhaylo Shpotyuk Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine Junior Researcher 
(Young researcher with PhD)
    
100% Study in the field of irradiation resistance of dosimetric materials, irradiation induced effects as well as is engaged in irradiation treatment of samples under studying
Artem Morgun Scientific Center for Radiation Medicine, AMS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine PhD student
(Young researcher without PhD)
 
100% Monte-Carlo simulation of ionising radiation absorption in different the dosimetric materials under different conditions including usage of filtering.
 
 
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