Fuld Hall, Institute for Advanced Study

A $2 million donation from Eric and Wendy Schmidt will support the launch of the Program in Theoretical Machine Learning in the Institute for Advanced Study’s School of Mathematics. Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman of Google; Wendy Schmidt is President of The Schmidt Family Foundation and Co-Founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute. The Schmidts have a history of supporting innovation. In 2009, they established the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund at neighboring Princeton University.

This gift will launch a three-year program beginning in the Fall of 2017...