Born and raised in New Mexico, Elias Clark is a graduate student in Applied Mathematics at the University of Utah. Previously, he was in Baylor University's Business Fellows program, majoring in mathematics and music composition (Class of 2017). He has been playing the piano since the age of 7, and composing since the age of 13. At Baylor he was a member of the Baylor University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Mr. Alex Parker (Senior Lecturer in Jazz Studies, Baylor University) and studied composition under the tutelage of Dr. Scott McAllister (Professor of Composition, Baylor University).
In addition to musical endeavors, Elias has worked with scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and Tau Technologies, performing research in the fields of materials science, stellar evolution, fluid dynamics, satellite tracking, and space situational awareness. A partial listing of research is available here.