Dr. Albert Kellner is a broad-based applied physicist, electrical engineer, and research scientist. He is currently a professor at the Scintillon Institute in San Diego, California, where he is leading the development of automated high-resolution optical cytometers for high-throughput biomedical screening. Prior to this, he was a senior scientist at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and an assistant researcher and lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego, where he led research on quantitative optical cytometry and on broadband optical networks for multimodal sensor fusion. Dr. Kellner received a B.S. in applied physics from the California Institute of Technology, an MSEE from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in applied physics from the University of California San Diego.