Update : December 13, 2020
- Sayagyi’s Family
- Soon Kyway
- Thanks from the Family
- Sayagyi Dr. Chit Swe is a Pioneer of Computer Systems, Education and Applications in Burma.
- He founded Universities’ Computer Center (UCC).
- He retired as Rector of Rangoon Arts and Science University (RASU).
- He continued teaching and supervising graduate students in Thailand and Australia.
- He passed away peacefully in Sydney, Australia in November 2019.
- Sayagadaw Daw Khin Khin Latt,
- Five children (Dr. Daw Moe Thu, U Thu Ta, Dr. Kyaw Thu, Dr. Swe Latt, U Chit Khin)
- Seven grandchildren and
- Three great grand children
Dr. Chit Swe and Daw Khin Khin Latt fondly named their younger sons as Swe Latt and Chit Khin.
In memory of Saya, soon kwyay was offered in Sydney, Australia and Pyinmana, Myanmar
Hundreds (and may be Thousands) have expressed their sadness for the loss of Sayagyi in the newspapers and in the Facebook pages.
The following is a sampling.
U Ba Than (M.A., Retired Director General, Thuwanna), Saya Chit’s classmate in 1947 at the first I.Sc.(A) class offered at Mandalay University and was a fellow teacher, is saddened by the loss of “Ko Chit Swe”.
Thin Char Mi Thar Su of the University of Yangon is indebted to Sayagyi Dr. Chit Swe for his dedication to the dissemination of Mathematics
Myanmar Naing Gan Thin Char Ah Thinn offers condolences to the family members of Sayagyi Dr. Chit Swe (Retired Rector) and Sayagyi U Aung Sein (Retired Associate Professor)
ex-UCC Mi Tha Su (UCC Alumni) expresses their sorrow to the Founder of Computers and Computer Education in Burma. Members from Myanmar and beyond (e.g. Singapore, USA, Australia) can never forget Sayagyi and his passion for transforming his students from good to better and great professionals, educators, researchers, and socially responsible citizens of the world.
U Win Thein (Padamyar Winhtein) has updated Wikipedia to include Saya’s pioneering work.
Saya U Aung Zaw (AZ) spent five decades or so under the tutelage of Saya Chit. He organized mini-PZPs for Saya Chit. I attended one gathering in 2006.
UCSY Facebook page remembers Saya as the pioneer Saya for Computer Education in Burma / Myanmar.
Saya Dr. Khin Maung Win wrote about Sayagyi in moemaka
Sayama Daw Si Si also wrote about Sayagyi.
Thanks from the Family
The Family could not reply individually to the condolence messages.
Sayagyi’s son Dr. Swe Latt has posted videos / links of Sayagyi’s interviews in
- Sydney, Australia
- Yangon, Myanmar
Broadcast as part of the RU Centennial Celebrations