The Team Bringing
Fusion to the Table

Meet the top talent behind the Micro Fusion
Reactor revolution

Powering humanity with affordable, clean, and safe energy

Our growing world-class team of researchers, scientists, and engineers is committed to bringing our proprietary FusioNow™ technology to all people around the globe.

Investors who put their trust in us

World-class team
around the globe

ARI is proud of its world-class team of esteemed scientists, industry advisors and business leaders – all of whom share the same passion of making clean and safe energy for all a reality.

Leadership

Founder and Chairman of WI Harper Group

Foundation Member of the World Economic Forum

Peter Liu

Chief Executive Officer
Special advisor to Google Founder Larry Page

Former CEO of Autodesk

Board Director of leading Autodesk, HP, and Zendesk

Carl Bass

Chairman
Founder and Chairman, Advisory Committee of ARM IoT Capital

Former President of ARM Taiwan and Freescale Asia Pacific R&D

Design and development of the first RISC chip at IBM in 1981

PhD in EECS from MIT

Peter Hsieh

Chief of Strategy
CFO of several early-stage companies with successful exits in the tech industry including alternative energy, software, and biotechnology.

B.S. from UCLA in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics

M.B.A. from the University of Michigan

Mark Saliman

Chief Financial Officer
Founder and Chairman of WI Harper Group

Foundation Member of the World Economic Forum

Peter Liu

Chief Executive Officer
Special advisor to Google Founder Larry Page

Former CEO of Autodesk

Board Director of leading Autodesk, HP, and Zendesk

Carl Bass

Chairman
Founder and Chairman, Advisory Committee of ARM IoT Capital

Former President of ARM Taiwan and Freescale Asia Pacific R&D

Design and development of the first RISC chip at IBM in 1981

PhD in EECS from MIT

Peter Hsieh

Chief of Strategy
CFO of several early-stage companies with successful exits in the tech industry including alternative energy, software, and biotechnology.

B.S. from UCLA in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics

M.B.A. from the University of Michigan

Mark Saliman

Chief Financial Officer
Co-Founder & CTO, 3veta

Machine Learning instructor on Udemy with 600,000+ students

10+ years of software developer experience

Published author in the Quantum Science and Technology journal

МSc Physics, Oxford

Iskren Vankov

Director of Business Development
Daniel Kammen
Professor of Energy at UC Berkeley & Co-Director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment

Laureate of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

Founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory

Ph.D. in Physics, Harvard University

Daniel Kammen

Advisor
Former Group CEO and Chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo Banking Group

Former President of Allianz S.p.A. and member of the Management Board

30+ years of experience in finance and insurance

MBA, Stanford University

Enrico Cucchiani

Advisor
Managing Director of Sales and Finance at Entrenco GmbH

Managing Partner of TR-Squared Capital

Several decades of experience in management consulting and venture investment, especially in the European market

Egbert von Cramm

Advisor
Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Experience in cross border corporate transactions and corporate finance, commercial disputes and intellectual property

Paul Lin

Advisor
Co-Founder & CTO, 3veta

Machine Learning instructor on Udemy with 600,000+ students

10+ years of software developer experience

Published author in the Quantum Science and Technology journal

МSc Physics, Oxford

Iskren Vankov

Director of Business Development
Daniel Kammen
Professor of Energy at UC Berkeley & Co-Director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment

Laureate of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

Founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory

Ph.D. in Physics, Harvard University

Daniel Kammen

Advisor
Former Group CEO and Chairman of Intesa Sanpaolo Banking Group

Former President of Allianz S.p.A. and member of the Management Board

30+ years of experience in finance and insurance

MBA, Stanford University

Enrico Cucchiani

Advisor
Managing Director of Sales and Finance at Entrenco GmbH

Managing Partner of TR-Squared Capital

Several decades of experience in management consulting and venture investment, especially in the European market

Egbert von Cramm

Advisor
Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Experience in cross border corporate transactions and corporate finance, commercial disputes and intellectual property

Paul Lin

Advisor

Science

Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley

Former President of the American Physical Society Chairman of the ISAC for ELI

APS Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Roger Falcone

Chief Scientific Officer

Co-founder of the field of superconducting qubits

Professor of Physics at UC Santa Barbara

Former head of Quantum Hardware at Google, led the quantum supremacy effort 2019

Recipient of the 2004 London Prize, 2021 Bell Prize

PhD in Physics, UC Berkeley

John Martinis

Chief Advisor
Senior Scientist at MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Former Head and Co-Originator of MIT High-Energy-Density Physics Division

Co-founder and Chair of the Omega Laser Users Group

John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research

Edward Tellar Medal Recipient

Richard Petrasso

Advisor
Former VP of Development at Seagate Technology

Steve Hwang

COO (R&D)
Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley

Former President of the American Physical Society Chairman of the ISAC for ELI

APS Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Roger Falcone

Chief Scientific Officer
Co-founder of the field of superconducting qubits

Professor of Physics at UCSB

Former head of Quantum Hardware at Google, led the quantum supremacy effort 2019

Recipient of the 2004 London Prize, 2021 Bell Prize

PhD in Physics, UC Berkeley

John Martinis

Chief Advisor
Senior Scientist at MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Former Head and Co-Originator of MIT High-Energy-Density Physics Division

Co-founder and Chair of the Omega Laser Users Group

John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research

Edward Tellar Medal Recipient

Richard Petrasso

Advisor
Former VP of Development at Seagate Technology

Steve Hwang

COO (R&D)
Former Professor of Physics and Director of the Plasma Physics Laboratory at UCLA

60 years of experience in cutting edge physics research

Ph.D. in Plasma Physics, Princeton University

Alfred Wong

Chief Scientist
Former Minister of Taiwan’s National Science Council

S. Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics

Academician of Academia Sinica

Elected Member, The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

Foreign member, US National Academy of Engineering

Lou-Chuang Lee

Chief Scientist
Ph.D Physical Chemistry, The University of Chicago

B.S. Chemistry UC Berkeley

Mason Guffey

Senior Scientist
Former Professor of Physics and Director of the Plasma Physics Laboratory at UCLA

60 years of experience in cutting edge physics research

Ph.D. in Plasma Physics, Princeton University

Alfred Wong

Chief Scientist
Former Minister of Taiwan’s National Science Council

S. Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics

Academician of Academia Sinica

Elected Member, The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

Foreign member, US National Academy of Engineering

Lou-Chuang Lee

Chief Scientist
Ph.D Physical Chemistry, The University of Chicago

B.S. Chemistry UC Berkeley

Mason Guffey

Senior Scientist

Alpha Ring Asia (ARA)

Former Chief of Staff and Spokesperson for China Develpment Financial Holdings

Former President of KGI Bank

39 yeards of experience in the finance industry, covering the fields of banking, securities, and financial holding companies

Richard Chang

Chief Executive Officer
Former Minister of Science and Technology

Former President of Industrial Technology Research Institute

Dr. Jyuo-min Shyu

Chairman
Former Emerging Product Partner Lead at VMware Greater China

Former Senior Regional Alliance Leader at VMware Taiwan.

Ex-IBMer

Judy Chuang

Chief Operating Officer
Former Minister of Taiwan’s National Science Council

S. Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics

Academician of Academia Sinica

Elected Member, The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

Foreign member, US National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Lou-Chuang Lee

Co-Founder & Director
Former Chief of Staff and Spokesperson for China Develpment Financial Holdings

Former President of KGI Bank

39 yeards of experience in the finance industry, covering the fields of banking, securities, and financial holding companies

Richard Chang

Chief Executive Officer
Former Minister of Science and Technology

Former President of Industrial Technology Research Institute

Dr. Jyuo-min Shyu

Chairman
Former Emerging Product Partner Lead at VMware Greater China

Former Senior Regional Alliance Leader at VMware Taiwan.

Ex-IBMer

Judy Chuang

Chief Operating Officer
Former Minister of Taiwan’s National Science Council

S. Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics

Academician of Academia Sinica

Elected Member, The World Academy of Science (TWAS)

Foreign member, US National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Lou-Chuang Lee

Co-Founder & Director
Independent Director of Delta Electronics

Honorary Professor at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Former Chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

Dr. Shyue-Ching Lu

Director
Chief Operation Office and Acting Director of Engineering dept.

Visiting Specialist, Academia Sinica

Chief Engineer, National Space Organization, Taiwan

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, USA

Dr. David Chu

Chief Engineer
Senior Partner, WI Harper Group

Independent Director of Wistron Group

Former President at Sasson International of MTI Group

YK Chu

Director
Independent Director of Delta Electronics

Honorary Professor at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Former Chairman of Chunghwa Telecom

Dr. Shyue-Ching Lu

Director
Senior Partner, WI Harper Group

Independent Director of Wistron Group

Former President at Sasson International of MTI Group

YK Chu

Director
Chief Operation Office and Acting Director of Engineering dept.

Visiting Specialist, Academia Sinica

Chief Engineer, National Space Organization, Taiwan

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, USA

Dr. David Chu

Chief Engineer

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