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Schmidt Science Fellow 2019

Andreas Schlüter (PhD student in Project C2) has been selected as one of 20 Schmidt Science Fellows 2019.


Andreas Schlüter (PhD student in project C2) has been selected as one of 20 Schmidt Science Fellows among 220 nominees from 75 leading institutions around the world.

On April 8th 2019, Eric and Wendy Schmidt officially announced the 20 members of the 2019 class of Schmidt Science Fellows, a year-long fellowship that aims to develop the next generation of science leaders through interdisciplinary research to solve the world’s most pressing problems. This 2019 cohort of Fellows represents 15 countries of origin and joins last year’s inaugural class as part of a growing Schmidt Science Fellows community.

Each Fellow will receive personalized mentoring from experienced and internationally-accomplished scientists and is awarded a stipend of $100,000 as part of the program.

As a Schmidt Science Fellow, Andreas plans to develop an innovative crop yield model for Africa, using real-time satellite observations and weather forecasts combined with machine learning techniques.

Andreas_NewYorkEric Schmidt, Andreas Schlüter and Wendy Schmidt on April 8th 2019 in New York

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To read more about the Schmidt Science Fellows, click here.