Elias joined the Center for Computational Astrophysics as a Research Analyst in 2019. He is also currently a PhD student at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, where he previously earned a Masters in Physics. Prior he was an Erasmus exchange student for the Natural Sciences Tripos: Part III (Physics) at the University of Cambridge, and a holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Göttingen. Elias won the PhD Scholarship from HGS-HIRe Graduate School, the AstroLab Code Optimisation Grant in 2019, and the Giersch Excellence Grant in 2018.