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Dietmar Georg
Univ.-Prof. Dr. DI Dietmar GeorgHead Medical Radiation Physics

Department of Radiation Oncology
Position: Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-8327-3877
T +43 1 40400 26950

Further Information


Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation; Heavy Ions; Medical Physics; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Radiation Oncology; Risk Management

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • Dose determination at the macroscopic and microscopic level
  • Image guided precision radiotherapy with high energy photon beams
  • MR guided radiation oncology
  • Supervised decision making and workflow automation
  • Proton, Carbon-ion and Helium-ion therapy
  • Dose response effects at cellular and tissue level (pre-clinical and clinical)

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • State-of-the-art photon beam linear accelerator with kV-based image guidance technology
  • State-of-the-art treatment planning for photon, proton, Carbon ion and brachytherapy
  • Comprehensive equipment for point dose, 2D and 3D dose measurements
  • GATE/GEANT4 based Monte Carlo simulations
  • Pre-clinical irradiator (kV beams) and pre-clinical imaging
  • Scanned proton and Carbon ions beam with active energy variation (synchrotron)
  • AI based on neural networks 


  • Image guided particle therapy of uveal melanoma with a multiport beam arrangement (2019)
    Source of Funding: FFG (Austrian Research Promotion Agency), BRIDGE
    Principal Investigator
  • Proton and carbon ion response studies for chondrosarcoma – going beyond current radiobiological standards with 3D models (2019)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Stand alone project
    Coordinator of the collaborative project
  • Magnetic resonance imaging guided proton therapy (2018)
    Source of Funding: FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Programme Clinical Research (KLIF)
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Verhaegen, F. et al., 2018. ESTRO ACROP: Technology for precision small animal radiotherapy research: Optimal use and challenges. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 126(3), pp.471–478. Available at:
  2. Daniel, M. et al., 2017. Impact of hybrid PET/MR technology on multiparametric imaging and treatment response assessment of cervix cancer. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 125(3), pp.420–425. Available at:
  3. Fuchs, H. et al., 2017. Magnetic field effects on particle beams and their implications for dose calculation in MR-guided particle therapy. Medical Physics, 44(3), pp.1149–1156. Available at:
  4. Georg, D., Knöös, T. & McClean, B., 2011. Current status and future perspective of flattening filter free photon beams. Medical Physics, 38(3), pp.1280–1293. Available at:
  5. Georg, D. et al., 2008. Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Cervix Cancer: High-Tech External Beam Therapy Versus High-Tech Brachytherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 71(4), pp.1272–1278. Available at: