With bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, Daniel is well versed in the engineering sciences. Through his graduate work at the MIT AI Laboratory, he developed web-based control algorithms for a robotic Mars explorer, a progenitor of the NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Graduating from MIT at the top of his class, Daniel received the Henry Ford II Scholar Award, the Hertz Foundation Award, and a fellowship from the National Science Foundation. He is the creator of the Convenient Care Model, which suggests that patients who have a more convenient healthcare experience will act more responsibly and will make better health decisions for themselves. Daniel has been interviewed for a number of print and onscreen appearances, including WGBH’s Innovation Hub, Fox News, the Economist, the BBC, and the Discovery Channel.