U Ba Than

Brief Bio

  • Collegiate Scholarship in 1947
  • Gold Medal for Highest Score for Combined I.Sc. in 1949
  • Alumnus of Imperial College, London University
  • Retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Siblings : U Tin U, Dr. Daw “Ruby” Win Hlaing, Daw Myint Myint Thwe, Dr. Myo Tint, U Tin Htoon, U Myo Min, U Thaung Lwin, Daw Cho Cho Hlaing
  • Spouse : Daw Mya Mya (GBNF)
  • Son and Daughter-in-law : U Ye Than, Daw Lwin Mar Oo
  • Grandchildren : Ko Aung Myo Myint, Ma Ei Khine
  • Celebrated 90th Birthday on October 2, 2020
  • U Tin Htoon and Henry Kao compiled a Special “Photo Album Book
  • Give back “Garawa Money” from Saya Pu Zaw Pwes to Charity
  • For many years, offered “Birthday Soon Dana” at Yaw Sayadaw’s Monastery
    and invited former colleagues and students to the Soon Kyway
  • Early supporter of HMEE (History of Myanmar Engineering Education) Project
    Held co-ordination meeting to kick off the Project
    Donated Class Photos (and more) for use in the HMEE-2012 Book

Some Photos


Family Members


Book Dana

With Sayagyi U Ba Toke

With Dr. Tin Win and U Ohn Khine

Ah Hlu


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