Benjamin Sahan was born in Hannover, Germany, in 1979. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from Leibniz University of Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany, in 2006 and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.)degree from the University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany, in 2010. From 2006 to 2009, he was with the Institute for Solar Energy Technology, University of Kassel in the Power Electronics Group. He is currently a Chief Engineer at the Centre of Competence for Distributed Electric Power Technology (KDEE), University of Kassel. His main research interests include the design and control of distributed and renewable power conversion systems. Dr. Sahan received the Best Paper Award of PCIM Conference, Nuremberg, Germany, in 2009.