Alumni (Album)

Update : December 20, 2021

Many alumni are / were active in the following:

  • Health Care Funds (HCF)
  • Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF)
  • History of Myanmar Engineering Education (HMEE)
  • YTU Library Modernization Project
  • RIT related Social Media
  • Saya Pu Zaw Pwe (SPZP)
  • Alumni Associations
    RIT-YIT-YTU Alumni Association (RITAA or ARITA)
    Northern California RIT Alumni Association (NorCal RITAA)
    RIT Alumni International

Health Care Fund

  • Steeve and Helen Kay Health Care Fund for RIT Sayas
    Balance was transferred to SDYF
  • U Khin Maung Tun and family Fund for Vision Care
    Balance was transferred to SDYF
  • Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF)
    Annual Medical and Dental Checkup of eligible Sayas and Sayamas
    Financial Support (General and Case-by-case)
    Frequent Visits to Clinics
    Special Needs (e.g. Assistance)
  • Others : by discipline and/or class
    e.g. 69er HCF and EE69er HCF

History of Myanmar Engineering Education


“History of University Engineering Education in Burma/Myanmar” (HMEE-2012) was published in time for SPZP-2012.

  • The project’s initiators included Saya U Soe Paing, Sayagyi U Ba Than and several sayas and alumni (See Acknowledgement in the Book).
  • Saya U Aung Hla Tun and team (including Yours Truly) compiled the book.
  • The draft for the first two sections were prepared by Saya U Soe Paing and team.
  • U Ohn Khine (M70) translated Section 1 and summarized Section 2.
  • U Ohn Khine’s translations have been revised by Saya U Soe Paing.
CD Supplement for HMEE Book
U Aung Hla Tun


  • Per Saya U Aung Hla Tun’s suggestion that the Book is due for revision/update every five years (or so), HMEE-2018 project was established.
  • Several meetings have been held for HMEE-2018.
    Draft versions are being edited.

YTU Library Modernization Project

  • Donations — large and small — came in.
  • U Khin Maung Tun (T78), Daw Myint Myint (C69), Saya Dr. Myo Khin (C70) and Daw Mya Nwe (Winsome, C73), Saya U Tin Htut (M60) … donated K100 Lakhs each (or more) for the Project.
  • NorCal RITAA members and supporters also donated to the Project.
  • Sayas U Maung Maung (ChE66), U Myat Thwin (ChE66), U Tin Maung Nyunt (M60) and several alumni donated $3000 for the Training Component.
    Sayas and alumni from Myanmar, Thailand and Singapore also donated cash and kind (e.g. for transportation, lodging and expenses for the Training.)
  • Thanks to U Wynn Htain Oo (M72), Daw Nan Khin Nwe (83 Intake) and team.
    The team had published the list of donors.
    A Roll of Honor
  • Due to time and resource constraints, the project was implemented in phases.
    Adding a story
    Working on two storeys
    Planning and implementation (e.g. Power Supply, HVAC, Hardware, Software)

Request for Archives

  • The YTU Library could/should have a section to help remember our beloved alma mater, our sayas and alumni activities.
  • Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi endorsed Ko Benny Tan’s proposal to archive the mementos.
  • I have requested several class representatives to record (both formally and informally) their gatherings.

RIT related Social Media

  • (website)
    Has about 3000 posts
  • RIT Updates (Facebook group)
  • Google Group for RIT Updates
  • Google Group for Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65

Saya Pu Zaw Pwe

Memories from SPZP-2000

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