Nicholas graduated from California Institute of Technology where he earned a B.S. in Mathematics. Nicholas grew up in Tampa, Florida where he graduated first in his high school class. During high school he completed the mathematics curriculum for a B.A. in Mathematics at the University of South Florida. As an undergraduate, Nicholas began research at the Francis Bitter Magnet Lab at MIT, which earned him the honors of Semifinalist in both the Intel STS and Siemens Competitions. At Caltech, Nicholas researched list colorings of graphs and magnetic topological insulators at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter during the SURF program. He presented his research on topological insulators at the 2013 APS March Meeting.
An enthusiastic tutor for the past seven years, Nicholas hopes to help students understand the beauty and intricacies math and physics have to offer. He works with high school and college students to support their coursework in mathematics, computer science and physics, and with high school students to prepare for the mathematics and physics AP exams and SAT Subject tests.
In his free time Nicholas enjoys producing electronic music and making computer art.