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2018-2019 Class of Schmidt Science Fellows

"The first class of Schmidt Science Fellows have the intelligence, inspiration, and ambition to be leaders in science and society."
Eric Schmidt
Technical advisor to Alphabet, Inc. and former Executive Chairman
"Following their Fellowship year, this cohort will be equipped to drive new discoveries and to pioneer strategic approaches to the challenges we face for human and planetary health."
Wendy Schmidt
President of The Schmidt Family Foundation and Co-founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute
"The first cohort of Fellows will be true pioneers and we eagerly look forward to seeing what they will accomplish - both individually and collectively."
Sir John Hood
Chairman of the Rhodes Trustees

Karl Barber

Yale University

Fahim Farzadfard

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wesley Fuhrman

Johns Hopkins University

Xiwen Gong

University of Toronto

Yogesh Goyal

Princeton University

Peyton Greenside

Stanford University

Abigail Groff

Harvard University

Hallie Holmes

University of Washington

Jina Ko

University of Pennsylvania

Frederick Richards

Cambridge University

Mattia Serra

ETH Zurich

Adi Steif

University of British Columbia

Ryan Truby

Harvard University

Jielai Zhang

University of Toronto