Zack Minter

PhD Candidate
Degrees: BSEE, MSEE, Drexel University
Email: zlm23 @ drexel . edu
Phone: (215) – 895 – 1466


Zachary Minter is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering and joined the Center for Electrical Power Engineering in 2017. He studied for his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Drexel University as well.

His current research interests include control and planning of distribution system operations.

Prior to joining CEPE, he worked at Lockheed Martin, focusing on the integration and testing of radar and antenna subsystems.


  1. Z. Minter, J. Hill, J.C. de Oliveira, K. Miu, and S. Hughes, “A Study of Imbalance Levels Attributed to Photovoltaic Penetration in Distribution Systems,” 2020 IEEE Power and Energy Society Transmission and Distribution Conference (T&D), Chicago, IL, USA (to appear April 20-23, 2020).

  2. Zachary Minter, “Distributed Generation Dispatch in Islanded Distribution Systems: Imbalance and Slack Bus Modeling Studies,” M.S. Thesis, February 2019.


Drexel University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering