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Yoshifumi Hojo, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1990 Kobe University Graduate School of Science and Technology, Hyogo-ken, Japan, PHD, Material Science
1987 Faculty of Science, Kobe University, Hyogo-ken, Japan, MA, High Energy Physics
1985 Kobe University, Hyogo-ken, Japan, BA, Physics

Experience/Service

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Senior Engineer-Proton Therapy Department, Nuclear Systems Division, Hitachi, Limited, Power & Industrial Systems, Ibaraki-ken, Japan, 2009-1/2012
Field Service Engineer-MD Anderson Project, Hitachi America, Limited, Houston, TX, 2004-2009
Senior Engineer-Proton Therapy Department, Nuclear Systems Division, Hitachi, Limited, Power & Industrial Systems, Ibaraki-ken, Japan, 2001-2004
Engineer-Proton Therapy Department, Hitachi, Limited, Power & Industrial Systems, Ibaraki-ken, Japan, 2000-2001
Researcher, Accelerator Systems Section, Power & Industrial Systems, R&D Laboratory, Hitachi, Limited, Power & Industrial Systems, Ibaraki-ken, Japan, 1990-2000

Professional Memberships

The Physical Society of Japan, Japan
Member, 1989

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Abe K, Amako K, Arai Y, Asano Y, Chiba M, Chiba Y, Daigo M, Emura T, Fukawa M, Fukui T, Fukushima Y, Haba J, Daidt D, Hayashibara I, Hemmi Y, Higuchi M, Hirose T, Hojo Y, Homma Y, et al. Determination of the QCD Scale Parameter Lambda (MS) with QCD Cascade on the Basis of the Next-to-Leading Logarithmic Approximation. Physis Letters B, VENUS Collaoration 240(1-2):232-236, 1990.
2. Abe K, Amako K, Arai Y, Asano Y, Chiba M, Chiba Y, Daigo M, Emura T, Endo I, Fukawa M, Fukui T, Fukushima Y, Haba J, Hayashibara I, Hemmi Y, Higuchi M, Hirose T, Hojyo Y, Homma , et al. Experimental Limits on Extra-Z Bosoms from e+e- Annihilation Data with the VENUS Detector at Roots-s = 50 - 64 GeV. Physics Letters B VENUS Collaboration 246(1-2):297-305, 1990.
3. Abe K, Amako K, Arai Y, Asano Y, Chiba M, Chiba Y, Daigo M, Eura T, Endo I, Fukawa M, Fukui T, Fukusyhia Y, Haba J, HAidt D. Hayashibaras I, Hemmi Ym, Higuchi M, Hirose T, Hojyo Y, et al. Measurement of R and Search for New Quark Flavors Decaying into Multi-jet Final States in e+e- Collisions Between 54.0 and 61.4 GeV CM Energies. Physics Letters B, VENUS Collaboration 234(3):382-388, 1990.
4. Abe K, Amako K., Arai Y, Asano Y, Chiba M, Chiba Y, Daigo M, Emura T, Endo I, Fukawa Mm Fukui T, Fukushima Y, Haba J, Hayashibara I, Hemmi Y, Higuchi M, Hiros T, Hojyo Y, Homma Y, et al. Measurement of the Forward-backward Asymmetry of Charm Quark Productin in e+e- Annihilation at Root-s = 58.4 GeV. Physics Letters B, VENUS Collaboration 246(1-2):297-305, 1990.
5. Homma Y, Hojyo Y, Sakae H, Haba J, Kamitani T, Kanematsu N, Nagashima Y, Osabe H, Sakamoto S, Sugimoto S, Suzuki Y, Tsukamoto A, Uebayashi T, Yamashita T, Sumiyoshi T, Takasaki F. The Aging Effect in a Conductive Plastic Streamer Tube Coated with Silicone Oil-Original Research Article. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 274(1-2):183-188, 1989.
6. Uebayashi T, Haba J, Kamitani T, Kanematsu N. Hagashima Y, Osabe H, Sakamoto S, Sugimoto S, Suzuki Y, Tsukamoto A, Yamashita Y, Sumiyoshi T, Takasaki F, Homma Y, Hojyo Y, Sakae H. A Study of Nonflammable Gas Mixtures for Limited Streamer Tubes in the VENUS Detector at TRISTAN. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 265(3):457-460, 1988.
7. Abe Koya, Amako Katsuya, Arai Yasuo, Asano Yuzo, Boerner, Herbert, Chiba, Masami, Chiba Yasuo, Daigo Motomasa, Emura Tsuneo, Endo Ichita, Fukawa Mineo, Fukui Toru, Fukushima Yasutaka, Haba Junji, Hayashibara Izumi, Hemmi Yasuo, Higuchi Masato, Hirose Tachishige, Hojyo Yoshifumi, Homma Yasuhiro. Search for the Top Quark in e+e- Annihilation at root-s = 50 GeV: The First Result from the VENUS Detector at TRISTAN. Journal of the Physical Society of Japan 56(11):3759, 1987.

Last updated: 12/11/2013