A - E

Civil, Mechanical and Electrical


  • Civil Engineering is the first major/discipline offered in Burma
  • The early courses were taught at a building near RGH (Rangoon General Hospital)
  • First native Civil professor : U Ba Hli (GBNF, also served as Dean of Engineering)
  • U Mya Han, Dr. Aung Gyi, U Min Wun, Dr. Win Thein … served as Civil Professors

Mechanical and Electrical

  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Departments were established
  • At one time, the joint Mech/EE degree program was offered
  • First native Mechanical professor : U Aung Khin
  • U Ba Than, U Kyin Soe … served as Mech Professors
  • First Head of Automobile Engineering sub-department : U San Tun
  • First Head of Agricultural Engineering sub-department : U Tin Hlaing (GBNF)
  • First native Electrical professor : U Sein Hlaing (GBNF)
  • Saya served until full retirement.
  • Sadly, Saya passed away a couple of years after retirement
  • EE later split into EC (aka EcE, Electronics) and EP
  • First EC professor : Dr. San Tint (GBNF)
  • First EP professor : U Sein Win (GBNF)

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