Elias Fernández graduated as Telecommunications engineer, specializing (MSc) in Telematics and Electronics, at the University of Vigo in 2015.
During his studies, Elias participated in a summer school on Nano-satellites in Samara Russia (2013). He also took part in a workshop in Łodz on “Design Thinking” financed by the Erasmus+ programme, and did an Erasmus internship on Agent-based methods and Evolutionary algorithms at the AGH University in Krakow (2014-15).
Currently, he is a PhD student at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Artificial Intelligence Lab). His PhD project takes a very interdisciplinary approach to study collective decision-making under risk and uncertainty, combining Game Theory, AI, psychology and Evolutionary Biology.