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Congratulations to Sudhan Chitgopkar on his Presidential Award of Excellence


Sudhan Chitgopkar, an undergraduate Computer Science and International Affairs major, has been selected to receive the Presidential Award of Excellence. Each year, recipients are honored by the President's Office from among the brightest undergraduate students at UGA. The Presidential Award of Excellence is awarded to undergraduate students in their final year of study who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, strong extracurricular involvement, and/or service to and involvement in their respective school or college.

Sudhan is an outstanding undergraduate student pursuing undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and International Affairs. He is currently planning on attending Harvard University in the Fall where he has been accepted into the Computational Science & Engineering Master's program. Two nights a week, he leads a group called SolveUGA that he founded last August. In this group, Sudhan guides a group of undergraduate and graduate students through difficult programming problems to help them prepare for the rigorous technical interview process. Sudhan has a passion for helping others.

Below is a list of his other accomplishments:

  • Recognitions: Presidential Scholar, TEDx Speaker, 2023 UGA Commencement Speaker
  • Internships/Jobs: Amazon, Southern Company, UGA Summer Research Fellow, Small Satellite Research Lab, and Peer Learning Assistant (PLA) for CSCI 2670 at UGA
  • Director of UGAHacks 7
  • His work with generative art will be displayed in an exhibit in Lamar Dodd later this semester

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