Bidyut “B.K.” Bose
Bidyut “B.K.” Bose, PhD, is founder and executive director of Niroga Institute, a nonprofit organization that brings Transformative Life Skills—yoga, breathing techniques, and meditation—to students, vulnerable youth, cancer survivors, seniors, and people battling addiction.
Bidyut “B.K.” Bose earned a doctorate degree in computer science from University of California, Berkeley, and spent many years in research and development in Silicon Valley. He has multiple patents to his credit, and has presented at international conferences and at universities around the world. As a child, he learned yoga and meditation from his father, and later studied with monks in the Himalayas. Inspired by the twin ideals of self-realization and selfless service, he founded Niroga Institute in 2005, and his research interests are now centered on the scientific application of Transformative Life Skills and developing cost-effective architectures for lasting social transformation.