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Rangoon University (17)

1946 Matriculates

U Tin U

  • Entered Rangoon University in 1946 along with Dr Pe Nyun and Dr. Pe Thein
  • Represented RUBC at the Independence Day Regatta in Kandawgyi and became RUBC Gold
  • Past Captain of RUBC
  • Most senior among the Past RUBC Captains who are alive
  • Celebrated 91st birthday on August 3, 2020
  • Lost spouse (Dr. Daw Khin Kyi Nyunt), elder son (Dr. “Peter” Khin Tun in UK) and son-in-law (U Tin Tun) within a span of several months (starting late 2019 to May 2020)
  • Studied BSCE at Oregon State University and MSCE at Yale University.
U Tin U

Dr. Pe Nyun

  • Entered Rangoon University in 1946 along with U Tin U and Dr. Pe Thein
  • Represented RUBC at the Independence Day Regatta in Kandawgyi and became RUBC Gold
  • Past Captain of RUBC (after serving as Secretary)
  • Chief Pediatric Surgeon at the Rangoon Children Hospital
  • He and Dr. Harry Saing (Htut Saing, RUBC Captain and Gold) performed the first surgery on conjoined twins (Ma Nan Soe and Ma Nan San) in Burma.
  • Passed away in Canada
  • Sports and academic co-existed in the early days.

Dr. Pe Thein

  • Entered Rangoon University in 1946 along with U Tin U and Dr. Pe Nyun
  • Represented RUBC at the Independence Day Regatta in Kandawgyi and became RUBC Gold
  • Professor
  • Minister of Health and Education
  • GBNF

U Sein Hlaing

  • Entered Rangoon University in 1946
  • Top graduate in Electrical Engineering in 1952
  • Completed MSEE from MIT
  • Retired as Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • GBNF

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