Arch students and staff

Updated : August 5, 2019

by Kogyi Koung (Dr. Koung Nyunt, A 67)

I have an old group photo taken about the end of 1963, and all the known information are printed. Inside the brackets are where about of the person [at the time of the post].

Top of the photo:

Department of Architecture
Rangoon Institute of Technology
1963 ~ 64

Bottom of the photo:

Front row, L to R

  • Jim Lim (3rd. Year) [?]
  • Ma Khin Khin Kyu (Ann, 1st.Year) [San Francisco, California, US]
  • U Myo Myint Sein B.Arch (Rgn) M. Arch (Mch) [Los Angeles, California, US]
  • U Tha Tun B.Sc, F.R.I.B.A. (Fellowship of Royal Institute of British Architects), A.A. Dip (Lond.), A.M.T.P.I.(Associate Member of Town Planning Institute), F.I.B.A., Head of Department [Deceased on 13 September 1974]
  • U Yone Mo B.Sc (Hon) Rgn, B.Sc (Engg)Lond, A.C.G.I, A.M.I. Mech.E, A.M.I.Loco.E, Principal [Deceased]
  • Mr. S. Ozhegov, Cand. Of Arch, Master of Fine Arts, UZBEK, U.S.S.R [Moscow]
  • Miss Rosalind Maung (Ma Pyi Aye, 2nd Year) [Rangoon]
  • Htin Myaing (Ben, 2nd Year) [New York, US]

2nd. Row, L to R

  • Tun Thein (1st Year) [Los Angeles, California, US]
  • Tin Aung (2nd Year) [Melbourne, Australia]
  • Yaco B.E. Mayet (3rd Year) [?]
  • Than Tun (3rd Year) [Rangoon]
  • Sonny Chin (2nd Year) [?]
  • Hla Thein (1st Year) [New York, US]
  • E. I. Jeewa (3rd Year) [?]
  • Aung Pa Win (1st Year) [Chicago, Illinois, US]

Back Row, L to R

  • Aung Kyaw Min (3rd Year) [Rangoon]
  • M. (Ku?) hlgh (2nd Year) [?]
  • Than Htike (3rd Year) [Warsaw, Poland]
  • William Chen (2nd Year) [?]
  • C. E. Munnee (1st Year) [?]
  • Koung Nyunt (1st Year) [Auckland, New Zealand, GBNF]
  • Kyaw Thein (1st Year) [Deceased 22 April 2001]


  • Win Myint (1st Year) [Rangoon]
  • Win Naing (1st Year) [?]


1st Year B. Arch, 10 students (8 passed and 2 failed)
2nd Year B. Arch, 5 students (3 passed and 2 failed)
3rd Year B. Arch, 6 students (3 passed and 3 failed)
Several Architecture students failed in of a subject from other departments. There was no moderation. If one gets 49% or less of the grade, the student has to repeat all subjects next year.

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