Ranjan Dash

Ranjan K Dash

  • Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Physiology


  • Postdoc., Computational Systems Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 2006
  • Postdoc., Computational Systems Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, 2003
  • Postdoc., Computational Biofluid Dynamics, Texas A&M University, College Station, 2000
  • PhD, Computational Biofluid Dynamics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 1998
  • MSc, Applied Mathematics, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, 1991

Broad Research Interests

  • Computational Systems Biology and Bioengineering
  • Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
  • Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Metabolism

Specific Research Interests

  • Mathematical modeling and computer simulations of integrated physiological systems
  • Computational methods and algorithms for data analysis and parameter estimation
  • Microcirculatory oxygen and carbon dioxide transport/exchange and acid-base regulation
  • Physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling for drug transport and metabolism
  • Integrated blood-tissue species transport/exchange and cellular energy metabolism
  • Mitochondrial calcium and reactive oxygen species homeostasis in cardiomyocytes
  • Cardiomyocytes electrophysiology, calcium handling, and excitation-contraction coupling
  • Modeling and analysis of large-scale biochemical networks, protein-protein interaction networks, and gene regulatory networks


Detailed Publications and Profiles

(68 publications comprising of 63 original articles, 3 review articles, and 2 book chapters)