P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan is presently Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Delhi.
He obtained his PhD (Sociology) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He held a two-year Post-doctoral Fellowship in IT at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, before joining IIT Delhi. He has also taught at the Central University, Pondicherry, for a year. His research interests are the Sociology of Work and Industry; and Science, Technology & Society, with a focus on the Indian Information Technology industry. In the last few years Dr. Ilavarasan did extensive research on the culture of the IT industry, India’s booming sector since the mid 1990’s.