Born in Upstate New York and raised in Indiana, South Korea, and Ohio, Eldred received his Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Dartmouth College and graduated magna cum laude in Physics from Bard College.
He is currently continuing is graduate studies at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, where he is working towards a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering under the supervision of Professor Jifeng Liu. He hopes to teach engineering at an institution of higher education after he completes his degree.
Eldred has academic research experience in a variety of fields including Geophysics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Plasma Physics.
He also has work experience in finance, where he had a short stint at Société Générale, a French multinational banking and financial services company, as a Coverage & Investment Banking Summer Analyst.