Daniel Zakzewski joins the MPEL group after five years working in the defence industry, specifically performing research and development work for shipboard power systems and power electronics. Daniel has a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton PA, and a M.S. in Systems Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester MA. In the MPEL group, his research interests include multilevel converter topologies, advanced control techniques, modeling and simulation, and design optimization.