Age: 17Falls Church, VA
Category: Math/Complex Analysis
Project Title: Monodromy Groups of Indecomposable Rational Functions
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Working at a hedge fund or finishing a PhD
If you could have dinner with the five most interesting people in the world, living or dead, who would they be?
Natalie Portman, Franklyn D. Roosevelt, Taylor Swift, Joseph Ritt, Alexander Grothendieck
What is your absolute dream job?
The Federal Reserve Chairmen
If you were a wrestler, what would your entrance song be?
'Don't Stop Believing' by Journey
Aside from necessities, what's one thing you could not go a day without?
What lame superpower would you want?
Being able to transcribe my thoughts as I had them.
If you could be on any TV show, which one would it be?
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
What is your favorite food?
Chicken Schwarma from Falafel Corner
Say you're independently wealthy and don't have to work, what would you do with your time?
I'd become an academic and do economics research.
Which skill would you like to learn?
What is your favorite tradition or holiday?
Chinese New Year
In the News
FALLS CHURCH TEEN AWARDED $25,000 FOR SOLVING 100 YEAR OLD MATH PROBLEM
Franklyn Wang to be Named a 2018 Davidson Fellow
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FALLS CHURCH TEEN SOLVES CENTURY-OLD MATH PROBLEM, GETS REWARD
August 16, 2018.
He presented his findings in a project titled "Monodromy Groups of Indecomposable Rational Functions."
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