Shobita Parthasarathy proposal receives MCubed seed grant

November 29, 2012

A proposal by Shobita Parthasarathy was selected as one of fifty projects to receive a $60,000 seed grant under the MCubed program for funding research. MCubed is a new program created to empower interdisciplinary teams of U-M faculty to undertake research with the potential for major societal impact.

Parthasarathy's project will focus on understanding "disruptive technologies," or technologies that have the potential to transform markets, governance frameworks, norms, and social systems. By analyzing case studies, the project will develop tools for assessing governance approaches to disruptive technologies.

[Read the project abstract]