- Sayama was among the pioneer female engineering students in Burma/Myanmar.
- Her contemporaries include Sayama Daw Tin Tin Ohn (Amy Thwin, T61), Daw Yin Yin Kyi (T61), and Ms. Pauline Reynolds (ChE61).
- Served as the Vice President of Theravada Buddhist Association of America (TBSA)
- Headed the fund raising for the first Dhammananda Vihara in Daly City, Northern California.
- Passed away several years ago, Saya U Htin Paw (EE 58, Past President of TBSA, GBNF) donated to the new Dhammananda Vihar in Half Moon Bay in memory of Sayama Julie.
The following is what she wrote for SPZP-2000.
Sayama Julie Han
Here is a brief description of my years after leaving RIT.
I spent 6 years at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, getting a M.S. degree in Textile Chemistry and Ph. D. in Materials Science.
The companies that I worked for in chronological order are:
Burlington Industries, CIBA-GEIGY, Sears Roebuck, Levi-Strauss, Raychem Corp, Tacan Corp, Johnson Matthey Inc, Xytronyx Corporation.
At present I am working as a sales manager for an optoelectronic company IPITEK, which is a division of Tacan Corp. Since 1980 I left the field of textile engineering and have been working in opto-electronic field.
Look forward to seeing you at the Reunion.