Dr. Cheryl Martin is the Deputy Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) responsible for oversight of the Agency. Additionally, Dr. Martin leads ARPA-E’s Technology-to-Market program, which helps breakthrough energy technologies succeed in the marketplace. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Dr. Martin was an Executive in Residence with Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California.
Shane Kosinski is the Deputy Director for Operations for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for oversight and operations of all ARPA-E programs. Previously, Kosinski served as the Acting Deputy Director for ARPA-E. In this position, he was responsible for leading the Department-wide effort to stand up the ARPA-E Program Office and for developing the means to efficiently and effectively obligate Recovery funding for ARPA-E.
Dr. Eric A. Rohlfing is the Acting Deputy Director for Technology of the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for oversight of all technology issues relating to ARPA-E’s programs. Dr. Rohlfing joins ARPA-E from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, where he most recently served as Director of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division in the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES).
Sue Babinec is a Senior Commercialization Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). She helps lead ARPA-E's Technology-to-Market effort, which focuses on preparing breakthrough energy technologies for the transition from lab to market. Sue has spent her career focused on research and commercial programs in materials, electro-active materials, displays, sensors, and electrochemistry, with extensive experience in Li-Ion batteries.
William Bierbower is ARPA-E’s Chief Counsel. Before joining ARPA-E, Bierbower served as Chief Counsel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Bierbower also served as Lead Counsel for NASA’s Directorates for Exploration Systems and Science Missions at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and as senior attorney at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Dr. Dane Boysen currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). His main focuses include: electrochemical energy conversion and storage; natural gas conversion and storage technology; and materials for energy storage and conversion. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Boysen led the development of a grid-scale energy storage liquid metal battery at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) under Professor Donald Sadoway.
Dr. Howard Branz currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). His program focuses include advanced solar energy, building efficiency, and industrial efficiency. Branz is on assignment from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), where he is a Research Fellow in the National Center for Photovoltaics.
Jonathan Burbaum’s focus at ARPA-E is in advanced biotechnology applications for biofuels and the production of biologically-based chemical feedstocks. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Burbaum was a San Diego-based biotechnology consultant focusing on realizing value from novel technologies, products, and commercial strategies in the life sciences.
Adam DeDent is a Program Analyst within ARPA-E’s Office of the Chief Counsel, which he supports on all legal and procurement matters within the Agency. In law school, Adam’s curriculum was centered on energy, environment, and international law. He authored a note arguing for stronger environmental considerations in international trade law. He was Vice President of Georgetown Law’s environmental law society and a Public Interest Student Mentor.
Antony DiGiovanni currently serves as the Budget Director of ARPA-E and is responsible for the financial management of the program. Prior to coming to ARPA-E DiGiovanni served as the Budget Director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, as well as in several positions with the DOE Office of the Chief Financial Officer, and as a Special Adviser on Sustainable Development with the DOE Office of Policy and International Affairs.