Daniel is a member of the Board of Directors of Generation Atomic. He studies energy policy, electricity markets, and nuclear plant design as a PhD candidate in the MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering. He seeks to improve the economic competitiveness of current and near future nuclear power plants, and to improve our strategies for nuclear energy research and development, through better understanding of federal and state energy policies, decarbonization strategies, and deregulated markets for electricity. Daniel has extensive leadership and government advocacy experience with several organizations, including the American Nuclear Society (ANS), MIT Graduate Student Council (MIT GSC), and BEST Robotics, Inc. (BRI). Daniel has led policy advocacy campaigns and policy analysis on a wide range of topics, including federal funding for basic scientific research, carbon emissions, funding for nuclear engineering education, civil rights, and immigration reform.