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Information Technology and Systems


Ph.D (IISc. Bangalore)

M.E. (IISc. Bangalore)

B. Tech (Univ. of Kerala - TKM College of Engineering, Kollam)
Research Areas
Information Systems - Digital Transformation, Disruptive Digital Technologies

Social Impact of ICT - Green and Sustainable Computing, Values and Ethics in IT

Sustainable Development - Role of ICT, Systems Thinking, Spirituality

Business Analytics - Queueing Theory, Stochastic Models


Recent Consulting / Other Assignments
The Impact of the Optical Fibre Infrastructure Being Created and Utilized in the State of Kerala (Bharat Broadband Networks Limited)

Current Projects
ICT for Sustainable Development

Academic Positions
Dean - Administration (2014- 2016)

Dean - Academic Administration (2011- 2014)

PGP Chairperson (2009-11)

Chairman, Centre of Excellence (2002-8). At present it is an autonomous institution called Centre for Research & Education in Social Transformation (CREST) under the Govt. of Kerala

Chairperson, IT & Systems Area (2002-9)


Other Professional Appointments
Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Singapore (Currently I2R) (1995-2001)

Tata Elxsi India (Pvt) Ltd., Bangalore (1993-95)

Co-recipient of Wipro Earthian Award (2017, 2016, 2015, 2011)

AIMS Excellence Award (2008)

Excellence Award, KRDL Singapore (2001)

University Gold Medal (B Tech), Kerala Univesity (1987)

Co-recipient of Best research paper award, COSMAR, IIM Bangalore (2011)

Co-recipient of Emerald Indian LIS Research Fund Award (Highly Commended, 2011)


Significant Publications
Krishnadas, N., & Pillai, R. (2017), "The influence of Green IS implementation on Competitive advantage: Mediation Role of Green Innovation Performance", Journal- Information Systems Management, 34(1), 3-19.

Pillai, RR. (2016), "The Complementary Role of Science, Spirituality & Ethics For a New World Order - The Golden Age", Nitte Management Review, 10(1), 1-19.

Parvathi, J, Pillai, RR. (2016), "Sustainable ICT Practices and CSR: An Indian Scenario", Bloomsbury International Publishing

Parvathi, J., Pillai, RR. (2016), "An Integrated Model for E-waste Management in India Using Systems Thinking", Management and Labour Studies, 41(1), 1-11.

Pillai, RR., Anil Kumar G., & Nanath K. (2015) "Role of Self Managing Leadership in Crisis Management: An Empirical Study on the Effectiveness of Rajayoga",IIMK Society & Management Review, 4(1), 15-37.

Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2014), " Green Information Technology: Literature Review and Research Domains", Journal of Management Systems, 24(1), 57-79

Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. R. (2014). "Information Systems Flexibility for Green Technologies". In Organisational Flexibility and Competitiveness (pp. 181-195).

Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2013). "A Model for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Cloud Computing". Journal Of International Technology & Information Management, 22(3), 93-117

Krishnadas, N., & Pillai, R. (2013, January). Green IT Implementation: Intention and Actual behavior in Green IT. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2013, No. 1, p. 12890). Academy of Management.

Krishnadas N and Radhakrishna Pillai R (2012), “A model for Sustainability of Green IT initiatives”, in proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems 2012 (ICIS 2012), Orlando, Florida

Krishnadas N and Radhakrishna Pillai R (2012), "Cloud Computing Diagnosis: A comprehensive study" (Book Chapter) in Service-Oriented Methodology and Technologies for Cloud Computing published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.).

Krishnadas N. and Pillai, R (2011) `Designing a Grid Computing Architecture: A case study of Green Computing

R. Radhakrishna Pillai (2008), “Role of Spirituality and Technology in Management”, Sixth AIMS International Conference on Management (AIMS6), New Delhi, December 28-31,2008.

R. Radhakrishna Pillai (2001), “A Distributed Overload Control Algorithm for Delay Bounded Call Setup, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 9, No. 6, December 2001, pp. 780-789 .

R. Radhakrishna Pillai, Jit Biswas, and Utpal Mukherji (1999), “Throughput Performance of Distributed Applications in Switched Networks in Presence of End-system Bottlenecks,

R. Radhakrishna Pillai, Jit Biswas, and Utpal Mukherji (1999), “Throughput Performance of Distributed Applications in Switched Networks in Presence of End-system Bottlenecks,


Working Papers
1.   Green IT at Wipro: A Sustainable Solution?
Krishnadas N,R.Radhakrishna Pillai    (2013)    Abstract


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