Dr. R. L. Kashyap is Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana in USA. He had his Master's degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and obtained Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is the recipient of many International awards. In 2003 he has received 'Vedanga Vidvan' award instituted by Maharshi Sandipani Vedavidya Pratishthan (Ujjain), an autonomous body of HRD, Govt. of India. He was awarded the distinguished A1umnus award by IISc (Indian Institute of Science) in 2010. He is the recipient of Kamataka Rajyotsava Award - 2012. He is honoured with 'Veda Brahma' award by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in 2013. Prof. R. L. Kashyap has received 'Sir M. Vishveshwaraya Award' by 'Swadeshi Science Movement' in 2013.
He has authored more than 350 research articles of which 220 are published in scholarly journals and the rest were presented at conferences. He has guided above 50 doctoral students.
He has written extensively on Veda. He has translated all the mantra-s from all the five Veda-s, They are published in 26 Volumes. 'Rig Veda Samhita' - (12 Vols], 'Yajur Veda' (4 Vols), 'Sama Veda' (2 Vols), 'Atharva Veda' (6 Vols), Shukla Yajur Veda (2 Vols). Some of his widely read books on Veda are: 'Why Read Rig Veda', 'Rudra Mantra-s', 'Essentials of Rig Veda', 'Essentials of Yajur Veda', 'Essentials of Sama Veda', 'Work, Enjoyment & Progress'.
He is the Honorary Director of Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sas try Institute of Vedic Culture, Bengaluru.
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