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Dr. Jennifer Gerbi
Deputy Director for Technology

Dr. Jennifer Gerbi currently serves as the Deputy Director for Technology at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Dr. Gerbi  leads the technical staff in the development, launch, and execution of high-risk, high-reward energy R&D programs. Her programmatic focus at ARPA-E includes improving energy efficiency and management of buildings via advanced sensing systems and storage, novel insulating materials for windows, as well as renewable energy generation via photovoltaics.

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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.

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.

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Halle Cheeseman
Dr. Halle Cheeseman
Program Director

Dr. Halle Cheeseman is a Program Director at ARPA-E with a focus on batteries and other electrochemical devices.

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Peter de Bock
Dr. Peter de Bock
Program Director

Dr. Peter de Bock currently serves as Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. His focus at ARPA-E includes electronics thermal management and aviation propulsion systems.

Dr. Zak Fang
Program Director

Dr. Zak Fang currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E). His focus at ARPA-E is on advanced materials and manufacturing technologies for energy production, storage, and efficiency applications.

Dr. Mario Garcia-Sanz
Dr. Mario Garcia-Sanz
Program Director

Dr. Mario Garcia-Sanz currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). His focus at ARPA-E includes advanced control engineering, wind energy systems, renewable and conventional power generation, electrical distribution systems, smart grid technologies, and water treatment plants and networks. 

ARPA-E Program Director Michael Haney
Dr. Michael Haney
Special Government Employee & Program Director Emeritus

Dr. Michael Haney is a Special Government Employee and Program Director Emeritus at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he serves as a consultant on programs related to the application of integrated optics and photonics technologies for energy-efficient computing, switching, signal processing, and power conversion.

Dr. Scott Hsu
Program Director

Dr. Scott Hsu currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E). His focus at ARPA-E is on potentially transformative R&D to enable timely commercial fusion energy.

ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Joseph King
Dr. Joseph King
Program Director

Dr. Joseph King currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). His focus at ARPA-E includes oil and gas efficiencies, thermoelectric conversion, and next generation battery technology.