Monte Carlo Radiotherapy Simulations

The RTGrid portal is an interactive web application for high-performance Monte Carlo radiotherapy simulations on Beowulf clusters and the Grid. It provides a specialised set of tools for medical physicists to increase the accuracy of radiotherapy dose calculations by taking advantage of parallel processing.

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Research collaboration and funding

The RTGrid project was a multi-disciplinary research collaboration between the School of Computer Science, Cardiff University and the Department of Medical Physics, Velindre Cancer Centre, Wales. It was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the OMII-UK.