Charles M. Wang is a resident of Marietta, Georgia and he is the new recipient of the Love Family Foundation Scholarship for 2017. The award is considered the highest award that is bestowed by the Georgia Tech to a senior student who belongs to the graduating class. Wang will be celebrating his graduation day this coming May 6, 2017 and will be given his diploma for B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Computer Science. He will also be awarded mathematics credits which way more than the math majors in his school.
Every year, the Love Family Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a student who is part of the graduating class and has shown outstanding record when it comes to scholastic performance. The Gay and Erskine Love Foundation is the source of the $10,000 funding for the scholarship. All of the students that are enrolled in six of the colleges under Georgia Tech are all considered as recipient of the scholarship. Wang is sharing the award with another senior, George Tzintzarov who is an electrical and engineering major.
Wang graduated with a GPA of 4.0 in two of his majors and he has also conducted an undergraduate studies. He was working for two years under the laboratory of Jiri “Art” Janata located in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. According to Janata, Wang is always excited to learn and they are happy that he worked with them. When it comes to experimental work, Wang has shown that he has the talent and Janata expresses his sadness as the student is about to leave the laboratory.
Wang did not pursue working at the laboratory after mathematics has captured his attention. Wang is also working with the assistant professor Josephine Yu who is under the School of Mathematics. They performed an undergraduate research that was funded by President’s Undergraduate Research Award. As a result, there were two articles published and Wang is the co-author in both.
Yu said that Wang exhibited rare curiosity as well as perseverance. He has the skills when it comes to mathematics and computation.
If you are not good in any of the above but have brown eyes, you can still be qualified for the Brown Eyes Scholarships.