Class of 4X and 5X

Class of 57, 58, 59 and 60

Update : December 26, 2021

Class of 1957

Dr. Hla Myint (Mack, Australia, ChE57)

  • Taught at RIT
  • Worked in Thailand and Australia

Class of 1958

U Myo Myint Sein (A58)

  • First batch of Architecture graduates from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rangoon.
  • Masters from the University of Michigan.
  • Retired as Professor and Head of the Architecture Department.

Allen Htay (C58, GBNF)

  • Masters from Yale University.
  • Retired as Lecturer from the Civil Engineering Department.
  • President, RIT Photographers Association.
  • Founder member, RIT Alumni International
  • President, RIT Alumni International
  • Core organizer for SPZP-2000

Dr. San Hla Aung (C58)

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Civil Sayas and Alumni
  • Masters from MIT
  • Doctorate from Tulane University
  • Retired as Professor from Tulane University.
  • President, RIT Swimming Club
  • President, RIT Rowing Club
  • Line Judge, RUBC Regattas

Dr. Win Thein (C58, GBNF)

  • Retired as Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department

Class of 1959

U Bo Gyi (A59)

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Two Architect Sayadaws
  • Co-founder of “Architects Incorporated”
  • Retired from PWD
  • Excellent pianist
  • Shunned by the higher authorities because he designed the Mausoleum for Daw Khin Kyi
  • Monk after retirement

Dr. Lwin Aung (A59)

  • Retired as Pro-Rector of YTU
  • Monk after retirement

U Myo Kyi (EE59)

  • Most senior (with Dr. Ba Lwin) among the EE sayas that are alive
  • Provided a list of EE sayas (seniors and juniors).
  • Patron of several RIT-related organizations.

Dr. Ba Lwin (EE59)

  • Often visits his daughter in California

Dr. Chris Lee (L. Tin Htun, EE59)

  • Retired as a Senior Scientist from NASA
  • Past President, BASES

U Tin Hlaing (M59, GBNF)

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  • Masters from Purdue University
  • Head, Agricultural Engineering Department (sub-department of Mechanical Engineering)
  • President, Universities Hockey Association
  • Sayagyi U Aung Khin wrote memories of Saya U Tin Hlaing.

U San Tun (M59)

  • Masters from MIT
  • Head, Automobile Engineering Department (sub-department of Mechanical Engineering)
  • President, BEA

U Tin Htway (M59)

  • Co-founded BASES

Class of 1960

U Tin Htut (M60)

  • Past Captain and Gold of RUBC
  • Co-founded BASES
  • Financial Controller, 2015 RIT Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles.
  • Donated
    K100 Lakhs for YTU Library Modernization Project
    K10 Lakhs to SDYF and
    to All-Mechanical Gathering

U Tun Shwe (M60)

  • Gave Ovada at some SPZPs
  • Patron of SDYF and several RIT-related organizations

U Tin Maung Nyunt (M60)

  • President, RIT Thaing Association.
  • Donated
    $500 for Training Component of YTU Library Project
    and to NorCal RITAA

U Tin Htoon (A60)

  • Co-founded “Architects Incorporated”
  • Past Captain and Gold, RUBC
  • ARAE Champion
    Coxless Pairs in 1958 and
    Coxed Fours in 1960
  • Co-founded “Triple Gems Publications”

U Aung Kyee Myint (A60)

  • Co-founded “Architects Incorporated”
  • Retired as Chief Architect of PWD

U Khin Maung Yin (A60, GBNF)

  • He and his fellow artists are frequent visitors to “Architects Incorporated”.
  • Directed “Hna Ma Let Shawt Nay Lay Dawt”
    Praised by some and
    criticized by many for some “non-conforming” aspects).

U Soe Thein (EE60)

  • Attended SPZP-2000
  • Brothers : Dr. Aung Soe, Dr. Tin Aung (K C Chiu)

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