Gone But Not Forgotten

Sayas from Non-Engineering Departments (GBNF)

English Department

Sao Kan Gyi

  • Taught English at RIT
  • Pen name : “Khemarat”

Joe Ba Maung

  • National Tennis Champion in Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
  • Moved to Burma Railways
  • Victim of the 8-8-88 purge


  • Daw Khin Saw Tint

Mathematics Department

U Ba Toke

  • Born : December 26, 1920
  • Died : December 2, 2020
  • Spouse : Daw Khin Ma Gyi (GBNF)
  • Children : Betty, Ye Myint, Kitty (GBNF), Nellie, Pansy, Soe Win (GBNF), Pansy, Tammy, Debbie
  • Attended SPZP-2000 in the USA and subsequent SPZPs in Singapore and Yangon as “Saya of Engineering Sayas”

U Sein Shan

  • Head of RIT Mathematics Department
  • Son : Thant Zin (Mech)
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U Sein Shan

Dr. Saw Tin

  • Taught at RASU
  • Transferred as Head of RIT Mathematics
  • He and his spouse passed away within months of each other
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Dr. Saw Tin


  • Need info

Physics Department

Daw Nyein

  • Retired as Head of RIT Physics Department
  • Passed away at the tender age of 102

U Hlwan Moe

  • Succeeded Daw Nyein as Head of the Department
  • Spouse : Sayama Daw Emily Ba Aye

U Saw Hlaing

  • First met Saya at Thu Ka Ka Yi Ah Thinn on Shwe Dagon Pagoda
  • Last met Saya at the Ministry of Education

Daw May Than Nwe

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Daw May Than Nwe and “Oldies in Singapore”
  • First in Physics Honors Class of 1962
  • Moved to Singapore
  • Spouse : Saya U Thein Lwin
  • Both passed away within a few months of each other


  • Need info

Chemistry Department

Daw Than Than

  • Moved to Canada
  • Came back to Burma to have “better” medical treatment
  • Spouse : Saya U Kyaw Tun


  • Need info

Burmese Department


  • Need info

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