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Rangoon University (18)

U Ba Than

  • Joined Rangoon University in 1947.
  • Won Collegiate Scholarship
  • Stood first for combined I.Sc. classes in 1949.
  • Full Green, RUBC
  • Studied twice at Imperial College, University of London
  • Retired as Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
  • His contemporaries include Dr. Myint Soe (Lawyer, founder of Burma Club in Singapore).
U Ba Than
U Ba Than Memoirs – 1
U Ba Than Memoirs – 2

U Tin Swe

  • Joined Rangoon University in 1947.
  • Member of the Prome Hall soccer team, which won Inter-Hall trophy for three consecutive years
  • Graduated top in Electrical Engineering in 1953.
  • Received MSEE from University of Michigan
  • Retired as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering
  • Also played Tennis
  • Early user at UCC
  • His name was misspelled as U Tint Swe or U Tin Shwe
  • In the early days, there was only one Professor per department.
    The Electrical Engineering department offered two options : Electrical Communications (EC) and Electrical Power (EP). It would take several decades before EC and EP would become departments.
U Tin Swe and team mates of Prome Hall Soccer Team

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