Peter de Bock, Program Director, DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy, United States Department of Energy
Dr. Peter de Bock currently serves as Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for the US Department of Energy. At ARPA-E, Dr. de Bock manages and supports teams in zero-carbon hybrid aviation propulsion systems through the ASCEND and PRE-TRAILS programs, and efficiency of cooling of Data Centers through the COOLERCHIPS programs. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Dr. de Bock worked at GE Research as Principal Engineer ThermoSciences. Dr. de Bock is the former chair of ASME K-16 committee on Heat Transfer in Electronics equipment, ASME Fellow, AIAA member and holds 50+ patents and publications. Dr. de Bock received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and holds MSc degrees from University of Twente in the Netherlands, and University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.