Headshot of ARPA-E Fellow Dr. Elizabeth Shoenfelt Troein
Dr. Elizabeth Shoenfelt Troein
Fellow

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.  

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Marina Sofos
Dr. Marina Sofos
Program Director

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.

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Emeritus Dr. Grigorii Soloveichik
Dr. Grigorii Soloveichik
Program Director Emeritus

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.

ARPA-E Contracting Specialist Renee Sperling
Renee Sperling
Contract Specialist

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
Program Director

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.

Headshot of ARPA-E Supervisory Contract Specialist Kevin Thunell
Kevin Thunell
Supervisory Contract Specialist

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.

Headshot of ARPA-E Tech-to-Market Advisor Max Tuttman
Max Tuttman
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Max Tuttman 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 lab to the market. 

ARPA-E Program Director Marc von Keitz
Dr. Marc von Keitz
Special Government Employee Consultant

Dr. Marc von Keitz currently serves as a Special Government Employee Consultant at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). He previously served as a Program Director at ARPA-E. His focus at ARPA-E includes biological energy conversion processes, sustainable biomass production and utilization, as well as energy-efficiency.

Headshot of ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Douglas Wicks
Dr. Douglas Wicks
Program Director

Dr. Douglas Wicks currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA‑E). His focus at ARPA-E is on waste-to-energy technologies. 

Headshot of ARPA-E Tech-to-Market Advisor Richard Wilson
Richard Wilson
Technology-to-Market Advisor

Richard Wilson 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 lab to the market.