Scientific publications of Dr. V. Taranenko

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Peer-reviewed Journals

8 Taranenko V, Xu XG 2009 Foetal dose conversion coefficients for ICRP-compliant pregnant models from idealized proton exposures. Radiat Prot Dosim doi:10.1093/rpd/ncp020 

7 Taranenko V, Xu XG 2008 Fluence to absorbed foetal dose conversion coefficients for photons in 50 keV–10 GeV calculated using RPI-P. Radiat Prot Dosim doi:10.1093/rpd/ncn163

6 Taranenko V, Xu XG 2008 Fluence-to-absorbed-dose conversion coefficients for neutron beams from 0.001 eV to 100 GeV calculated for a set of pregnant female and fetus models. Phys Med Biol 53 1425–46

5 Xu X, Taranenko V, Zhang J, Shi C 2007 A boundary-representation method for designing whole-body radiation dosimetry models: pregnant females at the ends of three gestational periods—RPI-P3, -P6 and -P9. Phys Med Biol 52 7023–44

4 Taranenko V, Prohl G, Gomez-Ros JM 2004 Absorbed dose rate conversion coefficients for reference terrestrial biota for external photon and internal exposures. J Radiol Prot 24 A35–62

3 Gomez-Ros JM, Prohl G, Taranenko V2004 Estimation of internal and external exposures of terrestrial reference organisms to natural radionuclides in the environment. J Radiol Prot 24 A79–88

2 Jacob P, Goksu Y, Taranenko V, Meckbach R, Bougrov NG, Degteva MO, Vorobiova MI 2003 On an evaluation of external dose values in the Techa River Dosimetry System (TRDS) 2000. Radiat Environ Biophys 42 169–74

1 Taranenko V, Meckbach R, Degteva MO, Bougrov NG, Goksu Y, Vorobiova MI, Jacob P 2003 Verification of external exposure assessment for the upper Techa riverside by luminescence measurements and Monte Carlo photon transport modeling. Radiat Environ Biophys 42 17–26

Book Chapters

2 Taranenko V, et al 2008 Pregnant Female/Fetus Computational Phantoms and the Latest RPI-P Series. Chapter 11 in Handbook of Anatomical Models for Radiation Dosimetry. Eds. Xu and Eckerman (in print)

1  Degteva MO, Anspaugh LR, Jacob P, Akleev AV, Ivanov DV, Shishkina EA, Bougrov NG, Vorobiova MI, Vozilova AV, Shved VA, Wieser A, Taranenko V, Goksu HY, Meckbach R, Bayankin SN 2005 Retrospective dosimetry for living on a radionuclide-contaminated area: analysis of results for investigations on the Techa river. In book Medicobiological effects of chronic irradiation, vol 2, p 305–360, Chelyabins in Russian

Conferences Abstracts (peer-reviewed)

19 Dingley J, Taranenko V2008 Improved Organ sparing by electronic brachytherapy: a Monte Carlo study. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 50th Annual Meeting, July 27–31, 2008, Houston, TX. Poster SU-GG-T-325. Med Phys 35 2800

18 Gu JW, Taranenko V, Bednarz B, Caracappa P, Xu XG 2008 A preliminary study to assess dose to pregnant females and fetuses undergoing CT examinations. Health Physics Society (HPS) Summer Meeting, July 13-17, 2008, Pittsburg, PA. Oral presentation. Health Phys 95(1) S51

17 Xu X, Taranenko V, Zhang J, Zhang D, Shi C, Stabin MG 2007 Internal dosimetry data from a new set of mother/fetus models. Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) 54th Annual Meeting, June 2–6, 2007, Washington, DC. Oral presentation. J Nucl Med 48 (suppl 2) 131P

16 Bednarz B, Taranenko V, Xu XG 2007 Modeling to characterize neutron activation products in a medical linear accelerator. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 49th Annual Meeting, July 22–26, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. Poster SU-FF-T-296. Med Phys 34 2469 abstract + supplementary materials suppl materials

15 Bednarz B, Taranenko V, Shi CY, Xu XG 2007 Radiation safety of pregnant patients during radiation treatment: a detailed modeling of the accelerator, patient anatomy, and non-target doses. American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 49th Annual Meeting, July 22–26, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. Oral presentation WE-C-AUD-06. Med Phys 34 2590 abstract + supplementary materials suppl materials

14 Bednarz B, Xu XG, Taranenko V, Olson J 2007 Monte Carlo-based calculations of neutron activation in a medical linear accelerator. Proc. Health Physics Society (HPS) 52nd Annual Meeting (American Conference on Radiological Protection), July 8-12, 2007, Portland, OR. Oral presentation TAM-C.4 abstract

13 Zhang J, Taranenko V, Zhang D, Xu X, Shi C 2007 Preliminary external and internal dosimetry data from a new set of mother/fetus models. Proc. Health Physics Society (HPS) 52nd Annual Meeting (American Conference on Radiological Protection), July 8-12, 2007, Portland, OR. Oral presentation TAM-B.6

12 Taranenko V, Zhang J, Zhang D, Xu XG, Shi C 2007 Preliminary external dosimetry data from a new set of mother and fetus models. American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2007 Annual Meeting, June 24–28, 2007, Boston, MA. Oral presentation. Trans Am Nucl Soc 96 448

11 Taranenko V, Zankl M 2005 Estimation of neutron dose conversion coefficients for a voxel phantom with MCNPX. Proc. 14th International Conference of Medical Physics, Sept 14–17 2005, Nuremberg, Germany. Oral presentation

10 Taranenko V, Zankl M 2005 Photon and electron transport simulation in voxel geometry with Penelope. Proc. 14th International Conference of Medical Physics, Sept 14–17 2005, Nuremberg, Germany. Oral presentation

9 Taranenko V, Zankl M, Schlattl H 2005 Voxel phantom setup in MCNPX. Proc. American Nuclear Society (ANS) Monte Carlo 2005 Topical Meeting, Chattanooga, TN. Oral presentation paper [presentation slides: slides]

8 Taranenko V, Prohl G 2004 Calculation of absorbed dose for generic terrestrial non-human biota exposed to external photons and electrons. Proc. 10th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10) 5–1–O.1 p 389. Oral presentation abstract

7 Taranenko V, Meckbach R, Panzer W, Goksu HY 2004 Monte Carlo simulation of energy deposition in dental ceramics and aluminum oxide and comparison with luminescence measurements. Proc. 10th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10) 16–1–O.5 p 228. Oral presentation abstract [presentation slides: slides]

6 Prohl G, Gomez-Ros JM, Taranenko V2003 Derivation of dose conversion factors to assess internal and external exposures of terrestrial biota. International conference on the protection of the environment from the effects of ionising radiation. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Stockholm, Sweden. Poster

5 Taranenko V2002 Probabilistic approach in the problem of cumulative dose reconstruction in bricks of Metlino mill. Proc. Adaptation of biological systems to the natural and extreme environmental factors. Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, Chelyabinsk pp 49–56 in Russian. Oral presentation

4 Meckbach R, Taranenko V, Goksu HY, Bougrov NG, Degteva MO, Vorobiova MI, Jacob P 2002 Verification of external gamma doses at the Techa river by luminescence measurements and Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transport. Proc. Workshop on radiation risk research in Southern Urals. Chiemsee, Germany. Oral presentation abstract [presentation slides: slides]

3 Taranenko V, Degteva MO, Meckbach R 2001 Gamma-field distribution near reservoir contaminated by radionuclides. Proc. Problems of ecology and ecological education in Chelyabinsk region. Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, Chelyabinsk, Russia pp 80–83 in Russian. Oral presentation paper

2 Degteva MO, Jacob P, Vorobiova MI, Bougrov NG, Akleyev AV, Romanyukha AA, Wieser A, Meckbach R, Goksu HY, Taranenko V2000 Comparative analysis of methods used in external dose reconstruction for the Techa river population. Proc. Chronic radiation exposure: possibilities of biological indication. Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Chelyabinsk, Russia pp 176–177. Oral presentation abstract

1 Burmistrov D, Taranenko V, Linkov I 1998 Dynamic modeling of radionuclides fate and ransport in the Techa river and its application for dose reconstruction. Proc. Fourth international symposium and exhibition on environmental contamination in Central and Eastern Europe, Warsaw, Poland. Oral presentation get paper in PDF

Project Deliverables

5 Jacob P, Goksu Y, Meckbach R, Taranenko V, Wieser A 2003 Final Report for EU SURF Project. Workpackage 3—Dosimetry get PDF

4 Brown J, Gomez-Ros JM, Jones S, Prohl G, Taranenko V, Thorring H, Vives i Batlle J, Woodhead D 2003 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET). Deliverable 3: Dosimetric models and data for assessing radiation exposures to biota. Prohl G (ed)

3 Goksu HY, Meckbach R, Taranenko V, Bailiff IK, Mikhailik VB, Slim H, Delgado A 2003 The development of new techniques for retrospective luminescence dosimetry. Deliverable 2. Luminate project: Retrospective assessment of dose using materials available in the public domain. Contract No FIGD-CT-2000-00094 get PDF

2 Goksu HY, Meckbach R, Taranenko V, Ulanovski A, Delgado A, Correcher V, Bailiff I, Mikhailik V 2003 The development of new techniques for retrospective luminescence dosimetry. Deliverable 1. Luminate project: Retrospective assessment of dose using materials available in the public domain. Contract No FIGD-CT-2000-00094 get PDF

1 Degteva MO, Anspaugh LR, Napier BA, Vorobiova MI, Tolstykh EI, Kozheurov VP, Kozyrev AV, Bougrov NG, Kovtun AN, Shagina NB, Shishkina EA, Tokareva EE, Taranenko V2000 Development of an improved dose reconstruction system for the general population affected by the operation of the Mayak Production Association. US-Russian Joint Coordinating Committee on Radiation Effects Research Project 1.1. Final Report. Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine and University of Utah, Chelyabinsk and Salt Lake City paper

Attended Conferences, Meetings & Invited Presentations

23 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Meeting, June 24–28, 2007, Boston, MA. Oral presentation

22 Geant4 tutorial class. Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), May 2007, Menlo Park, CA

21 Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), November 26, 2007, Tokaimura, Japan. Invited talk The ever increasing role of Monte Carlo modeling in computational dosimetry: applications and codes abstract

20 Health Protection Agency (HPA), 2005, Chilton, UK. Invited talk Monte Carlo radiation transport simulation in dosimetry: from environmental modeling to multimillion voxel human phantom

19 City University of London (CITY), 2005, London, UK. Research proposal on Proton Therapy (proTHERAPY)

18 Research Reactor Munich (FRM-2), 2005, Munich, Germany. Working Group of Cancer Therapy Facility. Session presentation: MCNPX Monte Carlo simulations in voxel phantom

17 14th International Conference of Medical Physics, Sept 14–17 2005, Nuremberg, Germany. Two oral presentations

16 Florida Atlantic University (FAU), April 25, 2005, Boca Raton, FL. Physics colloquium Monte Carlo radiation transport simulation in dosimetry: From environmental modeling to multi-million voxel human phantom abstract

15 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Monte Carlo 2005 Topical Meeting, Chattanooga, TN. Oral presentation. Session chair

14 International Conference: Health Effects of Incorporated Radionuclides (HEIR) Emphasis on Thorium, Uranium and their Daughter Products, Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2004, Neuherberg (Munich), Germany

13 10th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10), Madeira, Portugal. Two oral presentations

12 Advanced training course & workshop Electron—photon transport modelling with PENELOPE-2003. Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Summer 2003, Paris, France

11 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET), 5th Workshop, April 1-4, 2003, Freising (Munich), Germany. Oral presentation

10 Regional conference Adaptation of biological systems to the natural and extreme environmental factors. Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, 2002, Chelyabinsk, Russia. Oral presentation

9 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET), 4th Workshop, October 21-24, 2002, Oslo, Norway. Oral presentation

8 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET), 3rd Workshop, April 10-12, 2002, Bath, UK. Oral presentation

7 Workshop on radiation risk research in Southern Urals, June 9-11, 2002, Chiemsee, Germany

6 Regional conference Problems of ecology and ecological education in Chelyabinsk region. Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, 2001, Chelyabinsk, Russia. Oral presentation

5 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET), 2nd Workshop, September 17-20, 2001, Helsinki, Finland. Oral presentation

4 Framework for assessment of environmental impact (FASSET), 1st Workshop, February 12-14, 2001, Madrid, Spain. Oral presentation

3 International conference Chronic radiation exposure: possibilities of biological indication. Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine, 2000, Chelyabinsk, Russia

2 Training course Advanced MCNP topics by Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) team, July 18-23, 1999, Imperial College, London, UK

1 Fourth international symposium and exhibition on environmental contamination in Central and Eastern Europe, September 1998, Warsaw, Poland. Oral presentation

Research Projects Involvement

10 National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH) grant 5R01CA104777-04 “Accurate, easy-to-commission radiotherapy beam models”, 2008-09

9 National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH) grant 5R42CA115122-03 “Realistic Phantom Series for OLINDA/EXM Version 2”, 2006-08

8 National Cancer Institute (NCI/NIH) grant 5R01CA116743-03 “Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses”, 2006-08

7 German Federal Office of Radiation Protection contract no. StSch 4417, 2004-05

6 European Commission contract no. FIGH-CT-1999-00007 “Framework for assessment of environmental impact”, 2000-2003

5 European Commission contract no. FIGD-CT-2000-00094 “The development of new techniques for retrospective luminescence dosimetry”, 2003

4 European Commission contract no. FIGE-CT-2000-00102 “Late health effects among individuals exposed to ionising radiation in the Southern Urals, Phase II”, 2000-2003

3 Russian-US Joint Coordinating Committee on Radiation Effects Research Project 1.1 “Further Studies on Uncertainty and Validation of the Doses in the Techa River Dosimetry System”, 2000

2 International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Project 509 “Retrospective Dosimetry for Occupation and Environmental Exposure”, 1999–2000

1 INCO COPERNICUS Contract No. ERBIC-15CT-969305 1997–1999

Professional Affiliation in Scientific Societies & Forums

  • American Nuclear Society (ANS) Member 2007
  • Computational Medical Physics Working Group (CMPWG)
  • Consortium of Computational Human Phantoms (CCHP)
  • Penelope Monte Carlo Users’ Forum
  • Fluka Monte Carlo Users' Forum
  • MCNP Monte Carlo Users’ Forum since 1998

Journal & Conference Referee

  • Physics in Medicine and Biology
  • Medical Physics, interim
  • Radiation Protection Dosimetry, interim
  • Health Physics Journal, interim
  • American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Meeting, interim

College Reading, Course Preparation and Didactics

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Radiological Engineering Lab 2008: Calculation of the thickness of radiation shielding using Monte Carlo code
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Nuclear Instrument and measurement 2007: Special Topic Use of MCNP Code to Simulate an HPGe Gamma-Ray Detector
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Nuclear Instrument and measurement 2007: MCNP Term Project
  • Private tutoring in math, statistics, physics and chemistry; about 5 hr a week