Eric Mitchell, from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is pursuing a PhD in computer science at Stanford School of Engineering. At Princeton University, he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Eric is committed to the responsible development of artificial intelligence to address economic inequality and deepen our understanding of the human experience. As a research engineer at Samsung Research America, he developed machine learning methods for safely controlling robots in household environments; at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, he built new image analysis techniques for building better models of the brain. He was a software engineering intern at Google and technology company Inmar. He also developed the iOS app Trail Tracker GPS. While competing for Princeton’s NCAA Division I varsity golf team, he served as a Student-Athlete Wellness Leader and was named to the Ivy League All-Ivy Golf Team. At Princeton, he received the Buff Wohlforth Memorial Award for his contributions to the school’s golf team, and the Outstanding Computer Science Senior Thesis Prize. In his free time, Eric loves writing music for guitar and voice.