ARPA-E Government Partnership Advisor John D. Jennings
John D. Jennings
Government Partnership Advisor

John D. Jennings is the Government Partnership Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) where he helps prepare breakthrough energy technologies for transition to government partners, particularly the Department of Defense (DOD).

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Heather Johnson
Grants Management Specialist

Heather Johnson currently serves as a Grants Management Specialist for the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E).

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Dr. Jungho Kim
Program Director

Dr. Jungho Kim currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at the U.S. Department of Energy where he is working on a broad range of technologies including high heat transfer methods, building energy, and carbon sequestration. 

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Dr. Philseok Kim
Program Director

Dr. Philseok Kim a Program Director at ARPA-E, spearheads cutting-edge energy technology programs (ULTIMATE, HITEMMP, GOPHURRS, and Direct Air Capture cohort) to propel decarbonization and advancement of energy infrastructure.

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Dr. Isik C. Kizilyalli
Consultant

Dr. Isik C. Kizilyalli currently serves as a Consultant 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.

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Isha Korde
Special Assistant

Isha Korde is the Special Assistant to ARPA-E at the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Dr. Robert Ledoux
Program Director

Dr. Robert Ledoux currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy. His areas of interest include the intersection of nuclear physics and non-proliferation, energy production, and transportation. 

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Dr. Jack Lewnard
Program Director

Dr. Jack Lewnard currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E). His focus at ARPA-E is on methane production, distribution, and use.

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Kirk Liu
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Kirk Liu currently serves as a Technology-to-Market Advisor at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), where he helps prepare innovative energy technologies for transition from the agency-funded lab to the commercial market.

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Peder Maarbjerg
Assistant Director for External Coordination

Peder Maarbjerg currently serves as the Assistant Director for External Coordination at ARPA-E and is responsible for legislative and public policy outreach.