Nicholas Castaneda, Ph.D.

Nicholas Castaneda, Ph.D.

Data Scientist

Dr. Nicholas Castaneda is a trained Research Scientist with expertise in data gathering, analysis, visualization, and storytelling. Nicholas completed his doctoral studies in biomedical science, bringing with him extraordinary research, analytical, and investigative skills, along with an interdisciplinary approach to the pretrial justice system. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Florida International University, a master’s degree in Nanotechnology, and a doctorate in Biomedical Science from the University of Central Florida.

Prior to joining Luminosity, Nicholas worked as a research analyst in an academic setting where he designed, researched, assessed risk, and led investigations into various life science topics. He is the author of five first-author peer-reviewed publications and co-author of several others. He has presented his research at more than a dozen national conferences and won several awards, including the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship issued by the Office of Science and Technology of the Embassy of France.

Meet The Rest Of The Team

Gena Keebler

Cofounder, Managing Director

Marie VanNostrand, Ph.D.

Cofounder, Director of Data Analytics

Anndi Russell

Lead Data Scientist

Marcia Rebimbas

Senior Business Analyst

Nicholas Castaneda, Ph.D.

Data Scientist

Mihir Patel

Associate Data Scientist

Brian Kays

Data Architect

Kirk Collins

Data Engineer