Venni Krishna

Visiting Professor


V. V. Krishna is currently Professorial Fellow, FASS at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He has a PhD from the University of Wollongong, Australia and has more than 30 years of research, teaching and consultancy experience in science and technology policy studies, history and sociology of science and technology, innovation studies and science, technology and developing world in leading academic and research institutions in India, Australia, Singapore, China and Canada. He was Professor in Science Policy and Chair, Centre for Studies in Science Policy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for more than 20 years. He held visiting faculty positions at the National University of Singapore; McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Maison des Science De l Homme, Paris; United Nations University, Japan; Western Sydney University, Sydney and Tsinghua University, Beijing. Over the years, he published over 40 papers and five books which include: Science, Technology and Diffusion of Knowledge: Innovation Systems in Asia-Pacific (Edward Elgar 2007); Scientific Communities in the Developing Countries, (Sage 1997). His latest book is on Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from Asia Pacific (Routledge 2017) He is Editor-in-Chief of ranked international journal Science, Technology and Society (Sage). He was member of various expert committees and been consultant at UNESCO, OECD, ILO and other international agencies. He contributed to World Science Report 1998 and UNESCO Science Report 2005, and to the ILO in 2001 for its programme on the informal sector. He served as expert on European Research Council’s Grand Challenges and European Union, Brussels, based networks on research and innovation policies since 1990s.

PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Turpin T; Krishna VV, 2007, Science, Technology Policy and the Diffusion of Knowledge Understanding the Dynamics of Innovation Systems in the Asia Pacific, Edward Elgar Publishing
2007
Shinn T; Spaapen J; Krishna VV, (eds.), 1997, Science and Technology in a Developing World (Sociology of Sciences Year Book 1995), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands
1997
Book Chapters
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Krishna VV, 2017, 'Introduction: Three missions of universities and their role in national innovation systems - experiences from Asia Pacific', in Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, pp. 1 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315111421
2017
Krishna VV; Patra SK, 2017, 'Indian universities in the national innovation system', in Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, pp. 153 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315111421
2017
Krishna VV, 2017, 'Asia Pacific universities in national innovation systems: Concluding synthesis', in Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, pp. 401 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315111421
2017
Ramakrishna S; Krishna VV, 2017, 'Research and innovation in Asian universities: Case study of the national university of Singapore', in Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, pp. 242 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315111421
2017
Krishna VV, 2016, 'Research and Innovation in Universities in India', in Varghese NV; Malik G (ed.), India Higher Education Report 2015, Routledge, United Kingdom, pp. 163 - 196
2016
Krishna VV, 2013, 'India: Role of State in the Evolution of the National System of Innovation in India', in Scerri M; Lasters HM M (ed.), The Role of State: BRICS National Systems of Innovation, Routledge India, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415842549/
2013
Ramakrishna S; Krishna VV, 2011, 'Emergence of Asian Universities as Centers of New Knowledge Generation and a Base for National Competitiveness: A Case Study of National University of Singapore', in Nian Cai Liu ; , Qi Wang ; Ying Cheng (ed.), Paths to a World-Class University – Lessons from Practices and Experiences, Sense Publishers, The Netherlands
2011
Krishna VV; Chandra N, 2011, 'Knowledge production and knowledge transfer: A study of two indian institutes of technology (IIT Madras and IIT Bombay)', in Academic Entrepreneurship in Asia: The Role and Impact of Universities in National Innovation Systems, pp. 254 - 288
2011
Krishna VV, 2007, 'Dynamics at the Sectoral System of Innovation: Indian Experience in Software, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals', in Turpin T; Krishna VV (ed.), Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation, Edward Elgar, United Kingdom, pp. 193 - 233
2007
Krishna VV; Turpin T, 2007, 'Transition and Change: Innovation Systems in Asia – Pacific Economies', in Turpin T; Krishna VV (ed.), Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation, Edward Elgar, United Kingdom, pp. 1 - 33
2007
Wickremasinghe SI; Krishna VV, 2007, 'S&T Policy and the Sri Lankan National System of Innovation: The Role of the Public Research Systems', in Turpin T; Krishna VV (ed.), Science and Technology Policy and Diffusion of Knowledge in Asia-Pacific Economies: Understanding the Dynamics of National Systems of Innovation, Edward Elgar, United Kingdom, pp. 404 - 432
2007
Ahmad F; Krishna VV, 2007, 'Science and Technology Policy and the Dynamics Underlying the Malaysian Innovation System’', in Turpin T; Krishna VV (ed.), Science, Technology Policy and the Diffusion of Knowledge Understanding the Dynamics of Innovation Systems in the Asia Pacific, Edward Elgar Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 305 - 336
2007
Krishna VV, 2004, 'Institutional Support Structures and Models of Skills Transmission', in Singh M (ed.), Meeting Basic Learning Needs in the Informal Sector- Integrating Education and Training for Decent Work, Empowerment and Citizenship, Unesco Institute for Education and Springer, Berlin and The Netherlands
2004
Krishna VV, 2004, 'Education, Training and Skills Formation for Decent Wrok in the Informal Sector: Case Studies from North India', in Meeting Basic Learning Needs in the Informal Sector- Integrating Education and Training for Decent Work, Empowerment and Citizenship, Unesco Institute for Education and Springer, Berlin and The Netherlands
2004
Krishna VV; Waast R; Gaillard J, 1998, 'Globalisation and Scientific Communities in the Developing World', in World Science Report, 1998, UNESCO, Paris
1998
Krishna VV, 1997, 'Science, Technology and Counter Hegemony: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Science Movements in India', in Shinn, T; Spaapen J; krishna VV (ed.), Science and Technology in a Developing World, Springer Science & Business Media
1997
Edited Books
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Krishna VV, 2017, Universities in the national innovation systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315111421
2017
Gaillard J; Krishna VV; Waast R, (eds.), 1997, Scientific Communities in the Developing World, Sage Publications, New Delhi
1997
Journal articles
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Akoijam AS; Krishna VV, 2017, 'Exploring the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM): Impact on innovation ecosystem in India', African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, vol. 9, pp. 573 - 585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2017.1359466
2017
Krishna VV, 2017, 'Inclusive Innovation in India: Contemporary Landscape', Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, vol. 6, pp. 1 - 22, http://www.ajip.org/journal.do?method=viewFullTextArchive&journalSeq=J000040&menuId=0202&introMenuId=0202&archiveIndex=1
2017
Patra SK; Krishna VV, 2015, 'Globalization of R&D and open innovation: linkages of foreign R&D centers in India', Journal of Open Innovation, Technology, Markets & Complexity, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 24
2015
Singh J; Krishna VV, 2015, 'Trends in Brain Drain, Gain and Circulation: Indian Experience of Knowledge Workers', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 20, pp. 300 - 321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0971721815597132
2015
Krishna VV; Sha SP, 2015, 'Building Science Community by Attracting Global Talents: The Case of Singapore Biopolis', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 20, pp. 389 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0971721815597152
2015
Patra SK; krishna VV, 2014, 'National Green Tribunal and Environmental Justice in India', Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, vol. 44, pp. 445 - 453, http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/34715
2014
Krishna VV, 2014, 'Changing Social Relations between Science and Society: Contemporary Challenges', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 19, pp. 133 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0971721814529876
2014
Krishna VV; Patra SK; Bhattacharya S, 2012, 'Internationalisation of R&D and Global Nature of Innovation: Emerging Trends in India', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 17, pp. 165 - 199
2012
Sarma M; Krishna VV, 2010, 'State and the software: public policies in the shaping of the Indian software sector', The Service Industries Journal, vol. 30, pp. 25 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02642060802389498
2010
Chandra N; Krishna VV, 2010, 'Academia-industry links: modes of knowledge transfer at the Indian Institutes of Technology', International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, vol. 9, pp. 53 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/ijttc.2010.029425
2010
Krishna VV, 2007, 'Large public research systems: India’s CSIR, the CNRS in France and the CSIRO', Innovation, vol. 9, pp. 192 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/impp.2007.9.2.192
2007
Sardana D; Krishna VV, 2006, 'Government, University and Industry Relations', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 11, pp. 351 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097172180601100204
2006
Waast R; Krishna VV, 2003, 'Introduction', Science, Technology and Society, vol. 8, pp. 145 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/097172180300800201
2003
Waast R; krishna VV, 2003, 'Science in Africa: From Institutionalisation to Scientfic Free Market- What Options for Development?', science, technology and society, vol. 17, pp. 145 - 152
2003
Krishna VV, 2001, 'Reflections on the Changing Status of Academic Science in India', International Social Science Journal, vol. 53, pp. 231 - 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2451.00313
2001
Krishna VV, 2001, 'Introduction to Science and Technology for Development in South Asia and China', science, technology and society, vol. 6, pp. 5 - 24
2001
Krishna VV, 2001, 'Changing policy cultures, phases and trends in science and technology in India', Science and Public Policy, vol. 28, pp. 179 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.3152/147154301781781525
2001
Reports
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Krishna VV; Usha K, 2010, The Status of the Social Science in South Asia, UNESCO, PARIS, World Social Science Report
2010
Krishna VV, 2005, South Asia, Elsevier, Paris, UNESCO Science Report
2005
Krishna VV, 2000, Science Funding: Asia, Pergamon and Elsevier Science Publications, UK, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
2000