Born April 17, 1931 (1931-04-17) (age 77) India
Pen name RYD
Occupation Scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic
Influences [show] Sri Aurobindo, K. D. Sethna
R.Y. Deshpande (born April 17, 1931) a professor, a philosopher and a disciple of Sri Aurobindo lives in Auroville. Deshpande is from Maharashtra. He lectured many times in India and abroad on Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy and vision. By profession, RYD started his career with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for many years before moving to Pondicherry after retirement. He has headed a number of Atomic Energy and Space Projects in Advance Technology while working for Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. He is also the author of at least 50 scientific research papers in professional journals, and numerous books in poetry and prose. R. Y. Deshpande, Ph.D., was the associate editor of Mother India (journal), at Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry.
1 Selected work and books
1.1 Selected contributions to nuclear physics
3 See also
 Selected work and books
Perspectives of Savitri, Published by Aurobharati Trust, 2002
Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies, By Institute of Asian Studies (Madras, India).
Sri Aurobindo and the New Millennium: Reflections and Reviews, Published by Aurobharati Trust, 1999.
Vyasa‘s Savitri: A Verse-by-Verse Rendering and Some Perspectives, Published by Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, 1997. 135 pages.
A journey on The Sunlit Path – A collection of tributes to Nadkarni (Publisher Mirravision Trust, Pondicherry- 605003, India.), 2008.
 Selected contributions to nuclear physics
Nuclear instrumentation methods, 46, 256 (1967) appeared in Semiconductor nuclear-particle detectors and circuits, By Walter Lyons Brown.
Observation of double injection in long p+ pn+ diffused silicon junctions and some related effects’, Solid-State Electron, 1966 – adsabs.harvard.edu