Dr. Albertson is an Investment Associate on the due diligence team at Kairos Ventures. He holds an Applied Physics PhD from Caltech, where his research was focused on modeling the fluid dynamics of a novel electric propulsion system, in collaboration with researchers at JPL. Prior to that, Dr. Albertson earned a BS in Physics from the University of Michigan, where he was part of a team that developed a platform for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing.
At Kairos Ventures, Dr. Albertson performs deal sourcing, due diligence, and negotiations for investments in early-stage companies that are built on foundations of scientific innovation. He works primarily with companies in the physical sciences, with a particular focus in energy storage and in applications where AI overlaps with the physical world, such as in computational material discovery and manufacturing automation.