Faculty - Prof. Nagendra, H. R.
Dr. Nagendra 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. His research papers have been published in the field of Yoga in national & international journals. His 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. He also acted as co-guide to MBYR & MBYT students. He has attended several symposiums, seminars at state, national and international levels. He has received several awards at state and national levels. He is a multi-linguist.