Nicholas Arcolano is a Technical Staff member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a research and development laboratory for the United States Department of Defense. He currently works in the Cyber Security and Information Sciences as part of the Computing and Analytics Group, focusing in a variety of research areas including big data mining and analytics, visual analytics and data visualization, and inference on large graphs and networks.

Nicholas received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2001, and was the recipient of the Two Towers Prize, one of the Institute's highest honors. He joined Lincoln Laboratory in 2003 after receiving the degree of Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. In 2007, he was awarded a graduate fellowship through the Lincoln Scholars Program and enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics from Harvard in 2011.