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Charles P. Wang


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Charles P. Wang Obituary
April 26, 1937 - July 5, 2017 Charles Wang was born on April 26, 1937 at Suzhou, China, to Dr. George (Kung-Ying) Wang and Ming Bing-Lu. He graduated from Taiwan National Univ. (B.S.ME) and National Tsing Hua Univ. (M.S. NE) before studying at Caltech in 1962. In 1963, he married Lily Lee, and earned a Ph.D. in Aeronautics from Caltech in 1967. He founded Optodyne, Inc., in 1986 and held the position of president there until his death. He was a member IEEE & other important associations, and holder of 8 patents developed at Optodyne. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Lily L. Wang, sisters, Cecilia and Shirley and brother Chung. Visitation Sat., July 15, 3-8pm at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 S. Western Ave., R.P.V., CA 90275. A memorial is planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to cancer research or the .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from July 13 to July 15, 2017
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