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Sanjukta Hota


Dr. Hota’s research is in the area of Mathematical Biology. She has developed mathematical models on the areas of human respiratory dynamics, artificial ventilation, optimal treatment strategy analysis of peritoneal dialysis associated peritonitis. Her models are clinically tested and specifically her model on alveolar ventilation has been set up on the web for computing some important parameters associated with human ventilation. These interests, in collaboration with students, have led to publications as well as presentations at national conferences.

Dr Hota is the Director of a new emphasis area at Fisk University in Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, and is Principal Investigator on the funding from the National Science Foundation that supports the development of this new interdisciplinary program.

Dr Hota teaches Math-Bio, Calculus II and III, Ordinary Differential Equations, and Pre-calculus at Fisk University.

Research Interests

  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems


  1. A Monte Carlo analysis of peritoneal antimicrobial pharmacokinetics; Hota Sanjukta, Crooke Philip, Hotchkiss John; et al.; Software Tools and Algorithms for Biological Systems, Volume 696 Pages 401-410; 2011
  2. Optimal phasic tracheal gas insufflation timing: an experimental and mathematical analysis; Hota Sanjukta, Crooke Philip, Hotchkiss J. R. et al.; Critical Care Medicine, 34 (5): 1408-1414, May 2006.
  3. A mathematical model for the determination of optimal thresholds for bio surveillance; Jenise Burks*, Shayla Nolen*, Sanjukta Hota ; NCUR Proceedings 2011
  4. Mathematical Modeling of HIV/AIDS epidemic: Jenise Burks*, Lindley Ward*, Sanjukta Hota and Muthukumaran Gunasekaran;  The Proceedings of The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2009.


Fall 2013 Courses
Math 210 Calculus III
Math 270 Ordinary Differential Equations
Math 320 Algebraic Structures

Sanjukta Hota

Sanjukta Hota
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 
Department of Mathematics and  Computer Science, 
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Business.

PhD, Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville

208 W.E.B. DuBois Hall