Eric Schmidt

Fuld Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
A $2 million donation from Eric and Wendy Schmidt supports the launch of the Program in Theoretical Machine Learning in the Institute’s School of Mathematics. The gift will launch a three-year program beginning in the Fall of 2017 and will focus on developing the mathematical underpinnings of machine learning, including unsupervised learning, deep learning, optimization, and statistics.
This video illustrates the May 5, 2017, Washington Post commentary by IAS Trustee Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, and Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, describing the competitive advantage of...
IAS Trustee Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, and Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, write in the Washington Post that while investing in basic research typically doesn’t make sense for a business, it has been...