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Rangoon University (20)

1949 Matriculates

Dr. Aung Gyi

  • Joined Rangoon University in 1949
  • Selected as State Scholar to US to pursue BSCE and MSCE at MIT
  • Retired as Rector of RIT
  • Moved to Canada
  • Wrote articles for RIT Alumni International Newsletter, Commemorative Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung and HMEE (History of Myanmar Engineering Education)
Dr. Aung Gyi accepting Pon Tu

U Min Wun

  • Joined Rangoon University in 1949
  • Selected as State Scholar to US to pursue BSCE at MIT and MSCE at Cornell
  • Retired as Professor of Civil Engineering at RIT
  • Moved to USA
  • Wrote articles for RIT Alumni International Newsletter and HMEE (History of Myanmar Engineering Education)

U Maung Maung Than

  • Joined Rangoon University in 1949
  • Selected as State Scholar to US to pursue BS and MS in Textile Engineering
  • Retired as Rector of RIT
  • Chair, RIT Sports Council
  • Expertise : Harp, Chinlon

U Khin Aung Kyi

  • Stood Seventh in Burma in Matriculation
  • Won Collegiate Scholarship
  • Joined Rangoon University in 1949
  • Selected as State Scholar to US to pursue BS and MS in Chemical Engineering at MIT
  • Retired as Rector of RIT
  • Taught in Thailand
  • Gave interview for HMEE (History of Myanmar Engineering Education)
U Khin Aung Kyi

Twinning Program

  • Initiated by Sayagyi U Ba Hli, first native Dean of Engineering
  • Project to send State Scholars to US to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in the US.
  • Dr. Aung Gyi, U Khin Aung Kyi and U Maung Maung Than were the first three undergraduates selected by the project

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