Nicholas Escanilla

Nicholas Escanilla
Feature selection techniques to find key interacting genetic features associated with disease.

Years at WID

2016 - present2018


Nicholas (Niko) Escanilla was raised in the North Suburbs of Chicago.


  • B.A. Mathematics, Lake Forest College
  • pursuing Ph.D. in Computer Sciences, UW–Madison

Research Description

Nicholas Escanilla is a strong believer that machine learning techniques for use in the health care industry has and will continue to help people attain their best health at any stage in their life. In turn, the following is a list of research interests: artificial intelligence, machine learning, bioinformatics, health sciences (eg. electronic health records), and medical diagnosis.


AOF Fellow