Headshot of ARPA-E Director Dr. Evelyn N. Wang
Dr. Evelyn N. Wang
Director

Dr. Evelyn N. Wang currently serves as the Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), where she leads the Agency’s development, launch, and execution of high-risk, high-reward energy research and development programs.

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.

Headshot of Acting Deputy Director for Technology Dr. David Tew
Dr. David Tew
Acting Deputy Director for Technology

Dr. David Tew currently serves as the Acting Deputy Director for Technology at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). His focus at ARPA-E includes combined heat and power systems, industrial processes, and transportation energy efficiency.

ARPA-E Acting Deputy Director for Commercialization Daniel Cunningham
Dr. Daniel Cunningham
Acting Deputy Director for Commercialization

Dr. Daniel Cunningham is the Acting Deputy Director for Commercialization at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), where he helps prepare innovative energy technologies for transition from the lab to the market.

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Dr. Isik C. Kizilyalli
Associate Director for Technology & Program Director

Dr. Isik C. Kizilyalli currently serves as the Associate Director for Technology at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). In this role, Dr. Kizilyalli supports 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.

Photo of ARPA-E Senior Advisor to the Director Dr. Jennifer Gerbi
Dr. Jennifer Gerbi
Senior Advisor to the Director

Dr. Jennifer Gerbi currently serves as the Senior Advisor to the Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), where she supports the Agency’s development, launch, and execution of high-risk, high-reward energy R&D programs.

Headshot of ARPA-E T2M Advisor Dr. Apoorv Agarwal
Dr. Apoorv Agarwal
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Dr. Apoorv Agarwal serves as a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he supports technology development and commercialization efforts for energy storage and transportation programs.

Headshot of ARPA-E T2M Advisor Priyanka Bakaya
Priyanka Bakaya
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Priyanka Bakaya currently serves as a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). For the past two decades, she has worked as a climate tech founder and entrepreneur, in finance and venture capital, and has also served as an instructor for MIT Entrepreneurship Bootcamps.

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. 

ARPA-E Chief Counsel William Bierbower
William Bierbower
Chief Counsel

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.