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Dr Hongasandra Rama Rao ...
Dr Hongasandra Rama Rao Nagendra
Born on Jan 1, 1943, Nagendra is at present the President of VYASA, Bangalore, VYASA, International, VYERTI, Melbourne and Vice Chancellor of SVYASA Deemed University.
has authored and co-authored about 35 books on yoga, nearly 35 research papers in engineering and 60 in yoga.
has awards from the Ministry of Health, a Yoga Sri award from BKS Iyengar and a senior Citizens award from New Delhi.
is consultant in Yoga to many Universities in Australia and USA, member of several bodies in Govt of India.
After graduation, Nagendra got ME and Ph D in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science in 1965 and 1968, researched at University of British Columbia, Canada, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL as Post Doctoral Research Associate and at Harvard University Engineering Sciences laboratory as a Consultant between 1969 and 72 and Imperial College of S&T, London before he returned to IISc.
Professor H.R. Nagendra ...
Professor H.R. Nagendra
Professor of Yoga & Meditation
currently is the Vice-Chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA), a deemed university in Bangalore.
He has Master and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from IISC, Bangalore.
Professor Nagendra was a post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1970; Post Doctoral Research Associate, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, USA, 1970-71; Consultant, Engineering Sciences Laboratory, Harvard University, USA, 1971-72; Visiting Staff, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, 1972.
research papers have been published in the field of Yoga
in national & international journals.
areas of specialization within the overall ambit of Indian Systems of Medicine include: Diabetes and Yoga
(Royal Free Hospital, London 1988-90), Yoga
for Rheumatoid Arthritis (Middlesrough General Hospital 1987-89), Yoga
and Asthma (Yoga Bio-medical Trust, Cambridge, UK 1986-90), Bronchial Asthma and Yoga
(Chest Clinic, Fort Collins, Colorado 1987 to present).
He has been an advisor for 115 dissertations on Yoga submitted in partial fulfillment of Yoga Therapy Instructor's Course, Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga for Doctors & Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy.
also acted as co-guide to MBYR & MBYT students.
has attended several symposiums, seminars at state, national and international levels.
has received several awards at state and national levels.
is a multi-linguist.