Headshot of ARPA-E Director Lane Genatowski
Lane Genatowski
Director

Lane Genatowski is the Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for oversight and leadership of the Agency.

Chanette Armstrong
Principal Deputy Director

Chanette Armstrong currently serves as the Principal Deputy Director for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). 

ARPA-E Deputy Director for Operations Shane Kosinski
Shane Kosinski
Deputy Director for Operations

Shane Kosinski is the Deputy Director for Operations for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for oversight and operations of the mission of ARPA-E as well as all ARPA-E programs.

Dr. Patrick McGrath
Dr. Patrick McGrath
Deputy Director for Technology

Dr. Patrick McGrath currently serves as the Deputy Director for Technology at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).

Dr. Jennifer Gerbi
Associate Director for Technology and Program Director

Dr. Jennifer Gerbi currently serves as the Associate Director for Technology and a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for supporting the Deputy Director for Technology in oversight of all technology issues relating to ARPA-E’s programs as well as assisting with program development, Program Director and Fellow recruitment, and coordinating project management across the Agency. 

ARPA-E Associate Director for Technology-to-Market James Zahler
Dr. James Zahler
Associate Director for Technology-to-Market

Dr. James Zahler currently serves as the Associate Director for Technology-to-Market at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he is responsible for oversight of all Technology-to-Market activities. 

Kyle Nicholas
Chief of Staff

Kyle Nicholas currently serves as Chief of Staff at the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E).

Dr. Madhav Acharya
Dr. Madhav Acharya
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Dr. Madhav Acharya currently serves as a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), where he helps prepare innovative energy technologies for transition from the lab to the market. His focus at ARPA-E includes conversion of renewable energy into carbon neutral liquid fuels, low carbon cements and direct methane conversion to hydrogen and carbon.

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Dr. David Babson
Dr. David Babson
Program Director

Dr. David Babson currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E). His focus at ARPA-E includes bioenergy, agricultural systems innovation, and carbon management.

ARPA-E Contracting Officer Mary Barnes
Mary Barnes
Contracting Officer

Mary Barnes currently serves as a Contracting Officer at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). As a Contracting Officer, Barnes is responsible for awarding and administering financial assistance awards and contracts in accordance with federal laws and regulations. Prior to ARPA-E, Barnes served as a Contracting Officer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Headquarters Procurement Services.