Dr. Ian A. Robinson currently serves as an ARPA-E fellow. His interests include carbon capture and utilization, fuel cells and electrolyzers, and decarbonizing materials processing.
Dr. Jake Russell currently serves as an ARPA-E Fellow. His interests include the development of materials for improved electrical transport, thermal conversion and storage, and reduced mechanical losses, as well as techniques to enhance maritime fuel efficiency.
Dr. Jenifer Shafer currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Her focus at ARPA-E is developing innovative and proliferation resistant technologies to manage nuclear waste and used nuclear fuel.
Dr. Elizabeth Shoenfelt Troein currently serves as an ARPA-E fellow. Her interests include advancing Negative Emissions Technologies, including accelerated geomineralization, direct carbon capture, and others.
Dr. Marina Sofos currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Her focus at ARPA-E is on novel materials and manufacturing, data analytics, and advanced control methods to improve the efficiency and flexibility of buildings and transportation.
Dr. Grigorii Soloveichik currently serves as a Program Director Emeritus at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and also supports DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office. His focus includes developing electrochemical processes and advanced materials for energy storage and conversion.
Renee Sperling currently serves as a Contract Specialist at the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E). Sperling performs cradle-to-grave administration of a variety of financial assistance and acquisition awards. Prior to ARPA-E, Sperling provided grants administration and data analysis for Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund and United Nations Foundation.
Dr. David Tew currently serves as a Program Director 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. Gregory Thiel currently serves as an ARPA-E Fellow. His interests include carbon capture and utilization, industrial electrification, and waste-to-resource technologies.
Kevin Thunell currently serves on detail as a Supervisory Contract Specialist with the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy. In that role, he helps lead ARPA-E’s Contracting Team and their acquisition and assistance award activities.