Sayagyi U Khin Aung Kyi, former Rector of RIT (later called YIT and YTU) passed away.
He stood 7th in Burma in the Matriculation of 1949.
He attended Rangoon University and the Faculty of Engineering. He was a recipient of the “Twinning Program” — proposed by Sayagyi U Ba Hli — between the Faculty of Engineering and the prestigious US Universities.
He was selected as a State Scholar to study BS and MS in Chemical Engineering at MIT.
Served as Professor and Head of Chemical Engineering at RIT.
Retired as Rector of RIT.
Taught at Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand.