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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Barnes currently serves as the Deputy Procurement Director and Policy Coordinator at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). In this role, 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.
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. Olga Blum Spahn currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Her focus at ARPA-E is on grid resiliency, power management and distribution, aviation and instrumentation for harsh environments leveraging optical and semiconductor device technologies.