Mark Anastasio, Ph.D.

​Scientific Advisor (Algorithms)

Professor and the Head of Bioengineering Department at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Mark Anastasio of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign advises PhotoSound on imaging algorithms. He is an internationally recognized expert on tomographic image reconstruction, imaging physics, and the development of novel computed biomedical imaging systems.

Stanislav Emelianov, Ph. D.

​​Scientific Advisor (Biomedical Applications)

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech, Dr. Stanislav Emelianov advises PhotoSound on the multi-modal instrument design and biomedical applications of the products. His Georgia Tech research group focuses on the translation of diagnostic imaging, therapeutic instrumentation and nanobiotechnology for clinical applications.

Wolfgang Albers, MBA

Business Development Advisor

Mr. Albers holds degrees in Business Administration and Information Science. During his career he served as a consultant for different industries on how to manage change in a competitive environment. He is a founder of ConVista Consulting, a consulting company which is based in Germany and has subsidiaries all over the world. He and his team managed to grow the company from the ground up with an annual revenue of $100 million and 700 employees. In 2017 the founders sold Convista to an investment company. Dr. Albers is now advising start-ups on how to grow their businesses and advises PhotoSound on Business Growth.

Tom Miller, BS Chemistry

Business Development Advisor

Mr. Tom Miller is an Industry Expert with deep experience at a top executive level. In the 2000s he was the executive vice-president of Fairway Medical Technologies (Houston, TX), which developed and manufactured over 70 new and updated medical devices. In the last 10 years, he was the President and interim CEO of Seno Medical (, a company commercializing the first clinical imaging device utilizing photoacoustics for breast cancer diagnosis (Imagio). At PhotoSound Mr. Miller is a Business Advisor to CEO and a part-time QC Manager, assisting Dr. Brecht with production management.