Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi
P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan (PhD – IIT Kanpur) is a Professor of information systems at the Dept. of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He researches and teaches about interaction of information and communication technologies (ICTs), society & business.
Dr. Ilavarasan has been a Visiting Research Fellow at United Nations University – School of Computing and Society (Macau) and School of Management, Curtin University (Perth). He is a recipient of the Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship Award at IIT Delhi and Prof. M.N. Srinivas Memorial Prize of the Indian Sociological Society. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at LIRNEasia, a leading regional ICT policy and regulation think tank. He has received large research grants from Dept of Science & Technology (Govt of India), ICSSR (India), IDRC (Canada), Oxford Analytica (UK), IPTS (European Commission), CIPPEC (Argentina) and IdeaCorp (Philippines). His research has appeared in all the leading international journals and conferences of repute.
Dr Ilavarasan had taught at Pondicherry Central University and Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, Indore and Amritsar. His present teaching interests include: Social media & business practices; Management information systems; Business / Market Research Methods; and ICTs, Development & Business. His specific research interests are Information and Communication Technologies & Development (ICTD); and Social Media and business practices.