Former ARPA-E director Eric Rohlfing joins Duke University as executive in residence

The Duke University Energy Initiative has appointed Dr. Eric Rohlfing as an executive in residence.

Rohlfing--spouse of Dr. Celeste Rohlfing (T'79) and parent of Meg (T'09) and Anne (T'12 & M'16)--will join Duke this fall after a distinguished career at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), where his roles included directing the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).

As an Energy Initiative executive in residence, Rohlfing will help advise efforts by university leadership and faculty to develop and execute a strategy for advancing the energy sciences and cultivating technological innovation and entrepreneurship. He is also looking forward to sharing insights with and mentoring energy students across the university.

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