HR Nagendra, ME, PhD
Professor and Board Chair, VaYU
- 1968-75 : Faculty Member, Department of Mechanical Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
- 1970 : Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, Canada.
- 1970-71 : Post Doctoral Research Associate, NASA Marshall Space Flight center, USA.
- 1971-72 : Consultant, Engineering Science Laboratory, Harvard University, USA.
- 1972 : Visiting Staff, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London
- 1975 : Joined Vivekananda Kendra, a service mission, in 1975 as whole time worker. Director of Training Center, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.
- 1975-93 : All India Secretary, Yoga Shiksha Vibhag, Vivekananda Kendra.
- 1979-86 : Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Therapy & Research Committee (VK-YOGAS).
- 1986-99 : Secretary, Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation, Bengaluru and Director, Indian Yoga Institute, Prashanti Kutiram, Bengaluru.
- 1993-99 : All India Vice-President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari.
- 2000-02 : President, (S-VYASA) Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bengaluru.
- 2002-2012 : Vice-Chancellor, S-VYASA University, Bengaluru.
- Since 2012 : Chancellor, S-VYASA University, Bengaluru.
- 2015 : DSc (Honory Causa) from KIIT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
- Ph.D Dissertations: Natural Convection in Vertical Annular Spaces, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru 1968.
- Research Papers (Engineering) published in National & International Engineering Journals: 30 Nos.
- Research Papers published in the field of Yoga in National & International journals: 135 Nos.
- Research Papers presented in National & International conferences in Engineering on Yoga: 300 Nos.
- Keynote Addresses in National & International conferences: 60 Nos.
- Yoga Research reports published: 32 Nos.
- Yoga books published: 28 Nos.
- Editor in Chief ‘IJOY’ (International Journal of Yoga), ‘IJOY-PPP’ (International Journal of Yoga-Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology) Editor of monthly magazine ‘Yoga Sudha’ and on the editorial board of monthly Yuva Bharati, ‘Yoga life’.
- Columnist - Business Economics (fortnightly published from Kolkata).