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Rangoon University (144)

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  • U San Aung (Sydney Tin)
    Attended PPBRS
    Known as Ko Pyu
    Played the Bass Guitar and Drums with bands notably TAMPS (named for Tin Aung, Austin Xavier, Mra Tun, Pierpont Morgan and Sydney San Aung).
    Hobbies : Repair of cars, radios
    Parents : U Chit Tin, Daw Than Yi
    Brothers : Mya Aung, Than Aung, May Aung
  • U San Aung (Reginald Choung Po, Sonny, SPHS58, GBNF)
    One of the youngest Senior Pilot at UBA/BAC.
    RU Boxing Champion for Pin Weight.
    Served as Treasurer of RUBC.
    Perished in a plane accident.
    Father : Saw Choung Po
  • Dr. San Hla Aung (C58)
    Had to wait one year to enter the University of Rangoon because he was under age.
    Top of C58 class
    MS in Civil Engineering at MIT
    Doctorate at Tulane University,New Orleans in the USA.
    Retired after 50+ years of teaching in Burma and the USA.
    President, RIT Rowing Association
    Line Judge, RUBC Regatta
    President, RIT Swimming & Water Polo Club.
  • Dr. San Lin (C62)
    Joined EPC.
    Taught part-time at RIT
    Worked for UN projects in Thailand before migrating to the USA.
    In 2019, co-organized a mini-gathering in Los Angeles to pay respect to Sayagyi U Min Wun. Gave us a ride to attend the LA gathering.
    Spouse : Dr. Thynn Thynn
  • U San Lin (C69, GBNF)
    Recent entry from the GBNF list of the Class of 69
  • U San Lin (Robert Chan, EC73)
    Spouse : Marina (Hla Myint, EC73)
    Studied at RIT and UCC.
    Worked in Singapore and USA.
    Father : Chan Boon Pinn
  • U San Lin (M87)
    Executive Committee member (e.g. Auditor) of NorCal RITAA.
    Named after U San Lin, who signed the Kyat Notes issued by the Union Bank of Burma.
    Pen name : Maung Lu Pay
  • Dr. San Lwin (Ronald Lwin, GBNF)
  • U San Lwin (Director)
  • U San Lwin (Philosophy, Director, Monk)
  • U San Maung (Gerald Sein, RUBC Gold and Coach)
  • “Bando” U San Maung (Stunt)
  • U San Myint (Rector, Institute of Education)
  • U San Myint (Mathematics)
  • U San Myint Thane (Sammy Thane, EC79, UCC, USA)
  • U San Nyo Aung (RIT)
  • U San Nyunt (Road)
  • U San Pe (Father of Dr. Pe Nyun and Dr. Pe Thein)
  • Daw San San Aye (Actress)
  • Daw San San Aye (UK)
  • Daw San San Lwin (UCC)
  • Daw San San Mya (EP73)
  • Daw San San Myint (UCC)
  • Dr. San San Myint (California)
  • Daw San San Nwe
  • Daw San San Nyunt (Sandra Wu, M77)
  • San San Swe (EC74)
  • Daw San San Tin (Cynthia Tin, Journalist)
  • U San Shwe (Father of Freddie)
  • San Shwe Maung (Director)
  • San Shwe Myint (Cartoon)
  • U San Tha
  • Saya U San Tha Aung (Physics, DHE, GBNF)
  • Saya U San Thein (SPHS)
  • Sandar (Sar Oo, Rosebelle Mya Maung, Actor)
  • Sandar (Spouse of La Min (EP70))
  • Daw Sandar Khin (Minister)
  • Sandra Rahman
  • Sandra Tint
  • Sandra Wu (Daw San San Nyunt, M77)
  • Dat Pon Sann Aung (M73)
    RUBC Gold
    Parents founded “Han Tha Aye Nylon”
    Secreatry, Mechanical Co-operative
    Founded USA (U Sann Aung) Photo Lab.
    Sister : Daw Than Than Yi (T71, GBNF).
  • Dr. Sann Oo (EP67) served as Associate Editor of “Hlyat Sit Sar Saung” published by RIT Electrical Engineering Association.
  • Sao is a prefix for members of the Shan nobility.
  • Sao Aung Myint (John Khun Kyi, Irrigation)
  • Sao Hso Holm (Sawbwalay, English First Class Honors, Law, Author)
  • Sao Kan Gyi (Tony, RIT English, GBNF)
  • Sao Khai Pha (Editor)
  • Sao Khun Cho (Minister)
  • Sao Khun Kyi (Father of John and Shirley)
  • Daw Sao Mon Sint (Cindy, UCC)
  • Sao San Htun (Arzani)
  • Sao Shwe Thaik (President)
  • Sao Yan Naing (RUBC)
  • Sao Yan Paing
  • Gerald Sao (Immanuel Four)
  • Saw is a prefix for Karen (Kayin) names.
  • Saw is a clan name for Chinese.
  • Saw Edison (EP69, Volleyball, Australia)
  • U Saw Hlaing
    Family of “First in Burma” starting with his father
    Father : U Hoke Sein (Pali-English-Burmese Dictionary). He, his Daughter : Dr. Cherry Hlaing
    Grand children : Two
    The record — four generations and five members of First in Burma — will not be broken.
  • U Saw Hlaing (RIT Physics, GBNF)
    Graduate studies in Japan.
    Served as Principal of Taunggyi College and as Director at the Ministry of Education,
    First met him as an active member of the Kusalakari Association at Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
  • Saya U Saw Lwin (DHE)
  • U Saw Lwin
    Sons : Jimmy, George
  • U Saw Lwin
    Daughters : Hazel, Olive, May
  • Bogyoke Saw Maung
  • U Saw Maung (Father of Allan and Alfred)
  • U Saw Min (Father of Alice)
  • Bohmugyi Saw Myint (RC member)
  • U Saw Nyo (PBRS)
    Brother : Saw Shwe
  • U Saw Nyunt (Lu Nge Yay Ya)
  • U Saw Oo (PBRS)
    Siblings : Kyi Kyi Tin, Tin Tin Aye
  • Saw Orson (A70, Volleyball)
    Brother : Saw Edison
  • U Saw Pe
    Daughter : Marlar, Thi Thi
  • U Saw Shwe (PBRS)
    Brother : Saw Nyo
  • Saya Dr. Saw Tin (Mathematics, GBNF)
  • Saya U Saw Tun (Burmese, RIT, NIU)
  • U Saw Tun (Science Scholar)
  • Daw Saw Yu Tint (Alice, T69)
    Spouse : U Soe Paing
  • Saya U Sein (SPHS, father of Dr. Soe Win (SPHS58, First in Burma))
  • Bandoola U Sein (Entrepreneur)
  • Maung Sein (Cartoonist)
  • U Sein Aung
  • Dr. Sein Aung Lynn (Lynn Dental)
  • U Sein Aung Min
  • U Sein Hla (MIT alumnus, Registrar of BIT)
    Father : Bo Gyi
    Sibling : Dr. Daw Khin Kyi
  • U Sein Hla (Writer)
    Son : Aung Zeya
  • Saya U Sein Hlaing (EE)
    See Post (e.g. RIT)
  • U Sein Hlaing (Coach of the Burma Football team).
  • U Sein Hlaing (Bago)
    Organizer for San Francisco Bay Area Entertainment events.
  • U Sein Hlaing (PBRS, BAF, GBNF)
    Parents : U Chit Hlaing, Daw Mi Mi
  • U Sein Htoon (M63, Past Captain and Gold of RUBC, Past President of Myanmar Rowing and Yachting Federation)
    Children : Kyaw Swar Htoon, Zeyar Linn, Dr. Zin May Htoon
    U Sein Htoon and Zeyar Linn form the second Father-Son pair who are Past Captain and Gold of RUBC
  • U Sein Myint (EP69, Rowing, Swimming, Water Polo)
  • U Sein Myint (EC76, UCC, UN)
  • Dr. Sein Myint (RIT, MES)
  • U Sein Myint Maung (UCC, Australia)
  • U Sein Than (PBRS)
  • U Sein Thaung (ChE)
  • U Sein Thit
  • Dr. Sein Tun (Physics, SPHS58, GBNF)
  • U Sein Tun (Lucas Lee, BASES, Los Angeles)
  • U Sein Tun (BADA)
  • Dr. Sein Win (Mathematics)
    Father : Arzani U Ba Win)
  • U Sein Win (Guardian)
  • Saya U Sein Win (Professor, EP Department)
  • Saya U Sein Win (Mathematics, Astronomy)
  • U Sein Win (Win Aung Kyaw, C69, GBNF)
  • U Sein Win (Nar Yee, T69, GBNF)
  • U Sein Win (M/Ag69)
  • U Sein Win (C80, Sydney, Australia)
  • ICS U Sein Tin
    Pen name : Theikpan Maung Wa
    Co-founded Khit San Sar Pay with Saya U Thein Han (Zawgyi) and Saya U Wun (Minthuwun).
    Succumbed to a robbery turned murder.
    We had to study his “Wut Htu Saung Par” (with Maung Lu Aye as the main character).

    Dr. Daw Khin Kyi (OG, daughter of Chief Justice and RU Vice Chancellor U Bo Gyi) posted an account of the demise of ICS U Sein Tin.

    Thanks to Htwe Ma for posting an excerpt.

  • U Sein Tin (M69)
    Owns a shop specializing in Omega watches.
    Known as “Omega” Sein Tin and “Pathein” Sein Tin
    Visits USA :
    Florida to spend quality time with his family and
    New Jersey to have mini-reunion with U Khin Maung Oo (Ivan, M69) and other alumni.
  • U Sein Tin (EC74)
    Maternal uncle : U Thet Lwin
    Before migrating to Australia, he volunteered at UCC.
    His mother was very happy to see her son studying Computers. She provided lots of food for her son and buddies at UCC.
  • U Sein Tin (SPHS67)
    Also known as Kenneth Koe
    Tennis coach
  • U Sein Tin
    Father : U Chit Maung
    Siblings : U Mya Maung, Saya U Tin Htut, Daw Kyi Kyi Chit Maung, Daw Si Si Chit Maung, Dr. Yi Yi Chit Maung, Dr. Than Toe and Sayama Daw Kin Kin Chit Maung
    He and his brothers helped run the family business (Amyotha Yoke Shin, Carlton cinema, Khit Ah Kyaik Nylon, U Chit Maung & sons).
    U Sein Tin, Saya U Tin Htut and their father were forced to spend Waso at Insein.
    Elder son : Ko Kyaw Thu (Actor / Director) is known for his Parahita work.
    Younger son : Nyi Nyi was an Animation Specialist for Hollywood movies. He has relocated to Myanmar.
  • Dr. Sein Tun (Physics, SPHS58, GBNF)
  • U Sein Tun (Lucas Lee, BASES, Los Angeles)
  • U Sein Tun (BADA)
  • Dr. Sein Win (Mathematics)
    Father : Arzani U Ba Win)
  • U Sein Win (Guardian)
  • Saya U Sein Win (Professor, EP Department)
  • Saya U Sein Win (Mathematics, Astronomy)
  • U Sein Win (Win Aung Kyaw, C69, GBNF)
  • U Sein Win (Nar Yee, T69, GBNF)
  • U Sein Win (M/Ag69)
  • U Sein Win (C80, Sydney, Australia)
  • Kaya Bala U Shein was a Body Builder.
  • U Shein worked at SLR (Surveyor Land Records). He attended DAC. He was active in Hiking and Mountaineering.
  • I met Saya Dr. Maung Shein and several sayas and sayamas (Dr. Ronald Findlay, Saya Jimmy [Dr. Khin Maung Kywe) and Professor Dr. Sundurum) when my uncle Saya U Than Lwin took me Rangoon University to visit the Faculty of Social Science. My uncle taught Economics and also served as the librarian for Social Science Library. Daw Myint Myint Khin (Hazel) was an Assistant Librarian at SS Library. She later joined RIT as Librarian. Saya Dr. Maung Shein became Deputy Minister of Finance and National Planning.
    [Per Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint] Dr. Maung Shein PhD, joined the World Bank after working as Deputy Minister of Finance in Burma. U Maung Maung Hla (younger brother of Dr U Kyaw Maung surgeon) also joined World Bank.
  • Maung Shein and Maung Sein are sons of U Kwi Si, a prominent Chinese Ah Yo Ku Saya who did not charge poor patients.
  • U Shein Soe Myint (EC83, UCC) is the son of Saya U Hla Myint (former Head of Mathematics Department at the Institute of Economics. He passed away while doing further studies in Singapore.
  • U Shwe (EP69, 69er HCF)
  • U Shwe Aung (Author)
  • Saya U Shwe Hlaing
    Studied Chemical Engineering and Mathematics in the USA.
    Taught “Engineering Mechanics” in our 2nd BE Class
    Taught Algol and “Algol Report” at Mandalay Hall (before UCC was established at Thamaing Campus)
    Taught programming to students at RIT (e.g. Class of 76)
  • U Shwe Mra graduated with Honors in Economics.
    Became an ICS.
    Served as Chief Secretary of the Burmese Government.
    Joined the United Nations.
    Sons : Tun Mra, Kyaw Mra, Soe Mra, Win Mra, Maung Maung Mra, Rai Mra, Aung Mra
    His sons excelled in Track and Field as well as in their professions.
  • Shwe Oh
  • Shwe Oo Daung
  • U Shwe Thein (SPHS, Dawei)
  • Major Shwe Zan
    Son : Tun Zan (RUBC Gold)
  • U Shwe Zan Aung (SPHS63, GBNF)
  • Singh is used as a Middle name (and often abbreviated as S.) by Sikhs.
  • Balwant Singh majored in Pali. He served as Commissioner of Pegu Division. He later joined UN. He is an RUBC Gold.
  • Teja Singh is an entrepreneur. He is the father of D S Saluja.
  • Dave Singh Saluja (aka D S Saluja) left RIT before graduation to Bangkok. He co-founded Rama Enterprise with his elder brother (an MIT alumni).
  • Surinder Singh (EE69er) moved to Australia.
  • Meenu Singh (ChE70) moved to the USA. He has a Ph.D. He became a Professor in CS or IT.
  • Jagjit Singh (Jack Bopari, EC7x) moved to the USA. He worked at UIUC.
  • Uttam Singh (Uttam S. Gill, M71) was a High School Luyechun from Myitkyina. He moved to the USA. He has a Ph.D. He worked for NASA.
  • A S Soni is SPHS 63.
  • U Soe Aung (M/Auto71) : Secretary of RIT Ah Nu Pyinnya Ah Thinn
  • U Soe Aung (M72)
  • U Soe Aung (M75)
    
  • Saya U Soe Khaw (GBNF) served as Part-time Lecturer and Head of the Mining Department at BOC College. He worked on several UN assignments before relocating to the USA. He was a supporter for selected monasteries in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • U Soe Khine (M70) is an organizer for the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65.
  • U Soe Lwin (EC66) is one of casualties from Burma Railways for 8-8-88 and related events. His interests include astrology and meditation.
  • Saya U Soe Lwin (M) assisted Sayagyi U Ba Than and also taught Strength of Materials. He is the father in law of Dr. Lu Aye.
  • U Soe Maung is the proud parent of scholar athletes (U Tin Soe, U Myint Soe, U Nyunt Soe, U Chit Soe, Sally Soe, Mary Soe …) .
  • U Soe Maung (M66)
  • Saya U Soe Min (Mathematics & Astronomy)
  • Saya U Soe Min (EE, DCA, GBNF)
  • U Soe Mra is the third son of U Shwe Mra. He won Gold in the 2nd SEAP Games for Pole Vault.
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U Soe Myint (UCC, ICST)
  • U Soe Myint (M72, UCC, GBNF)
    Retired as Pro-Rector of ICST/UCSY. He passed away unexpectedly one morning around 3 AM. He had no major medical problems. He had a busy day visiting the Kaba Aye Sun Lun Gu Kyaung twice, and seeing his nephew and niece who were having medical treatment. He is known as “Phone Gyi” Soe Myint in the Class of M72.
    According to U Wynn Htain Oo (M72), there are three (or more) Soe Myint in the Class. They have to be differentiated by their nick names (e.g. Kyang Gyi).
  • U Soe Myint (Guardian, GBNF)
    Eldest son of U Thein Maung (Htin Lin, National Literary Award winner).
    Brothers : U Soe Win, U Kyaw Zaw and U Khin Zaw.
    Graduated with Triple Maths.
    He worked at Working People’s Daily as Assistant Editor.
    Spouse : Aida Than Saw (daughter of his boss)
    Daughter : Dr. Khin Khin Latt, spouse of KMZ.
    Later became Chief Editor of Guardian Daily and Magazine.
    Per his request, I wrote several articles on Computers and Computer Applications.
    I had earlier written poems and translations in Guardian, Working People’s Daily and Forward Magazine.
  • U Soe Myint (UCC, UN)
    His saya Dr. Maung Thein (Geology) told him to study Computer Science.
    Known as KSM (Ko Soe Myint, to differentiate for Sunlun Soe Myint).
    Worked as Systems Programmer.
    Dr. Maung Thein requested KSM and me to give a short session at the Geology department at MASU. The sayas were not happy. “Why is Saya Thein asking two UCC guys to spoil our vacation?”
    After Saya Thein transferred to RASU, he again requested UCC to conduct a short course for his sayas. The sayas were delighted to see Pale Shein (Pearl) give the follow up lessons after KSM and me.
    Retired from United Nations.
    Lives in New York.
    President of MASTAA (Myanmar American Science and Technology Alumni Association).
    Co-host, MASTAA Interviews of Dr. Aung Gyi, U Soe Paing, Dr. San Hla Aung.
  • U Soe Myint (Min83)
    Secretary of the RIT Buddhist Association (during his student days).
    Patron of RIT Buddhist Association as a Saya.
    Joint Secretary of SPZP-2012 and SPZP-2016.
    Helped organize the compilation and publication of Ovada (Exhortation) of the Sayas and sayamas invited to SPZP-2012 and SPZP-2016.
  • U Soe Myint (Football)
    Played for Rangoon University and/or Burma.
  • U Soe Myint (Press)
    Managed the Rangoon University Printing Department.
  • Saya Dr. Soe Myint Win (GBNF) has a doctorate in Electronics. He taught in the Physics Department. He was a supporter for selected monasteries in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Dr. Soe Naung is a medical doctor and a host of Sayadaws visiting Jamaica.
  • Saya U Soe Paing (SPHS56)
    See Post (e.g. UCC)
  • U Soe Paing (Musician)
  • Soe Pay (Movie director)
  • Soe Sa
  • Soe San (Recording studio and distributor)
  • U Soe Tha (EC67) and U Tun Kyi (M67, GBNF) were RIT Champions for Doubles in Tennis. U Soe Tha is a retired Minister.
  • Dr. Soe Than taught at UCC, DCS and ICST.
  • Saya Dr. Soe Thein (C75) was an organizer for the SPZPs held in Singapore. He volunteered as a web master for the Singapore Alumni. His son volunteered as a photographer and/or videographer. He invited me as a Guest to the Civil Gathering held before SPZP-2007. He invited me to a C75 gathering held at M3 Food Center in Yangon.
  • U Soe Thein (Student Leader, Ta Ka Tha). He was Registrar when RIT was opened under the New Education System. He was promoted to Director at the Department of Higher Education (DHE). U Hla succeeded him as Registrar.
  • U Soe Thein (Peter Myint Maung, EE69) had a medical operation. He asks his daughter to drive him to the Monthly Breakfast Gatherings of the Class of 69.
    
  • U Soe Wai (Navy) rowed on the first Defense Service team along with U Sein Kyaing, U Hla Khin, U Tin Soe and U San Myint (Cox).
  • Dr. Soe Win (SPHS58, First in Burma in Matriculation, Retired Rector of YUFL)
  • Dr. Soe Win (Dicky)
  • U Soe Win (EP69, GBNF) was Captain of RIT Basketball team.
  • U Soe Win (TTC64, EC70) worked for UCC and PTC. After retirement, he helped run his spouse’s business in Moulmein.
  • U Soe Win (M66) was close with Saya U Lin (M66) and U Soe Aung (M66) in their RIT days.
  • Su Phaya Latt was a Queen
  • Daw Su Su Lwin (UCC)
  • Daw Su Su Lwin (spouse of U Htin Kyaw, former President)
  • Dr. Swe Aye (MEHS63, IM2) is a medical doctor and poet. He co-founded the Aye-Thet Scholarship program at TBSA with Dr. Khin Nyo Thet (MEHS63, IM2).
  • Bohmu Swe Than
  • Daw Swe Swe Than (UCC, US)
  • U Swe Tin (EE77), son of Academy U Kyauk Lone, is called “Kyauk Pya”.
  • U Sway Tin is an early devotee of Mogok Sayadaw U Vimala. He recorded Sayadaw’s dhamma tape and translated some talks e.g. “Die with a smile”. He is the son-in-law of U Than Daing and the father of Min Sway Tin (Physics/Electronics).

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