Professor in the History of Science, Technology, and Innovation
Cyrus C.M. Mody is an historian of recent science and technology, specifically the applied physical sciences in the United States since 1965. He studies the commercialization of academic research, countercultural science and technology, and the longue durée of responsible research and innovation. For 2020-2025, Prof. Mody is the principal investigator for an NWO (Netherland Organisation for Scientific Research) Vici grant, "Managing Scarcity and Sustainability: The Oil Industry, Environmentalism, and Alternative Energy in the Age of Scarcity." Mody holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Cornell University in Science and Technology Studies, and a B.A. from Harvard University in Engineering Sciences.