Research Interests: History of Mathematics and Astronomy in India, Indian Philosophy with a special focus on Advaita Vedanta

 

Education:

BSc: Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 2010

BA: Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, 2011

MA: Karnataka State Open University, Mysuru, 2012

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 2020

 

Selected Publications:

 

  1. Keshav Melnad, Clemency Montelle and K. Ramasubramanian. “The encomium of Haridatta in the Jagadbhūṣaṇa.” Brahmavidyā, Adyar Library Research Bulletin, Vol. 83, 2019. pp. 147–188.
  2. Keshav Melnad, et al. “A Critical Edition of the Candrārkī of Dinakara: A Text Concerning Solar and Lunar Tables.” History of Science in South Asia, Vol 6, 2018, pp. 127–161.
  3. Keshav Melnad, et al. “The Candrārkī of Dinakara: A Text Related to Solar and Lunar Tables.” Journal for the History of Astronomy, Vol. 49, No. 3, Aug. 2018, pp. 306–344.
  4. Keshav Melnad, Pawan Goyal and Peter Scharf. “Meter Identification of Sanskrit Verse.” Sanskrit Syntax: Selected Papers Presented at the Seminar on Sanskrit Syntax and Discourse Structures. The Sanskrit Library. May, 2015, pp. 325–346.
  5. Keshav Melnad. “Reflection of Consciousness in the Cosmos.” Karnataka Samskritādhyayanam. Vol. 1, No. 1, Jan.–Jun. 2011. Karnataka Samskrit University, Bengaluru.

 

Work Experience:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (HoMI project), Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, (2020 – Present)
  • Teaching Assistant, IIT Bombay , Autumn,  (2014)
  • Teaching Assistant, IIT Bombay , Spring, (2013)
  • Lecturer, Veda Vijnana Gurukulam , (June 2010 – June 2012)