Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Eric Schmidt '76 receives Woodrow Wilson Award

October 25, 2016

Eric Schmidt '76 is the is the recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award.  Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google.  He earned his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California-Berkeley in 1982 and his B.S.E. in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1976. 
 
The University bestows the Woodrow Wilson Award annually upon an undergraduate alumnus or alumna whose career embodies the call to duty in Wilson's speech, "Princeton in the Nation's Service."  More details can be found here