Hart, Vern
Assistant Professor
SB 243q
(801) 863-7017
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Curriculum Vitae
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -


Utah State University                             Physics                                             PhD     2012

Brigham Young University                      Physics                                             BS       2006



Assistant Professor of Physics               Utah Valley University                       08/17-

Cox Distinguished Professor                  William Woods University                  08/16-08/17

Assistant Professor of Physics               William Woods University                  08/13-08/17

Postdoctoral Research Fellow                Medical College of Wisconsin           02/12-08/13

Adjunct Instructor                                    Carroll University                               08/12-05/13



  1. V.P. Hart, M.J. Taylor, T.E. Doyle, Y. Zhao, P.-D. Pautet, B.L. Carruth, D.W. Rusch, and J.M. Russell III, “Investigating Gravity Waves in Polar Mesospheric Clouds Using Tomographic Reconstructions of AIM Satellite Imagery,” J. Geophys. Res. DOI: 10.1002/2017JA024481 (2018).
  2. V.P. Hart, D.T. Burrow,*† and X.A. Li, “A graphical approach to optimizing variable-kernel smoothing parameters for improved deformable registration of CT and cone beam CT images,” Physics in Medicine and Biology 62, 6246 (2017).
  3. V.P. Hart, and T.E. Doyle, “Simulation of diffuse photon migration in tissue by a Monte Carlo method derived from the optical scattering of spheroids,” Applied Optics 52, 25 (2013).
  4. V.P. Hart, T.E. Doyle, M.J. Taylor, B.L. Carruth, P.-D. Pautet, and Y. Zhao, “Three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of mesospheric airglow structures using two-station ground-based image measurements,” Applied Optics 51, 7 (2012).
  5. T.E. Doyle, R.E. Factor,* C.L. Ellefson,* K.M. Sorensen,* B.J. Ambrose,* J.B. Goodrich,* V.P. Hart, S.C. Jensen,* H. Patel, and L.A. Neumayer, “High-frequency ultrasound for intraoperative margin assessments in breast conservation surgery:  a feasibility study,” BMC Cancer 11, 444 (2011).
  6. T.E. Doyle, S. Martini, S.C. Jensen,* R.J.T. Pichardo,* and V.P. Hart, “Ultrasonic spectral analysis of cavitation bubbles in vegetable oils,” J. Acoustic. Soc. Am. 4, 2314 (2010).
  7. T.E. Doyle, V.P. Hart, and B. Ambrose,* “Simulation of ultrasonic scattering in breast tissue based on cell and tissue morphology,” J. Acoustic. Soc. Am. 126, 2274 (2009).



Li, Paulson, Ahunbay, Yang, Hart, Adaptive Replanning based on Multimodality Imaging, 61922343, December 2013.