Engineering’s Mario Garcia-Sanz appointed program director of ARPA-E

Mario Garcia-SanzMario Garcia-Sanz, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science and the inaugural Milton and Tamar Maltz Endowed Chair in Energy Innovation, has been selected for a two-year stint as a program director at the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).

During his stint at ARPA-E, Garcia-Sanz will work on projects related to the following areas:

  • Advanced control engineering;
  • Wind energy systems;
  • Renewable and conventional power generation;
  • Electrical distribution systems;
  • Smart grid technologies; and
  • Water treatment plants and networks.

Garcia-Sanz also serves as director of the Control and Energy Systems Center at Case Western Reserve.

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