RIT Dept

Mining

Update : January 9, 2022

  • Pen name of Ko Win Thein Zaw
  • Took Optional Burmese in High School
  • Wrote several articles for the 69er Golden Jubilee Magazine
    RIT Thaing Exhibition
    RIT Nicknames
  • Spouse (Mu Aye) is a cousin of Ko Win Boh (Robert, EC69, Australia)
  • Retired Member of Parliament of Pyitthu Hluttaw
    Oversaw Committees related to Mining and Natural Resources.
  • Surprised us at an ad hoc breakfast gathering with Uzin Aung Chaw, Ko Sein Myint, Ko Myint Maung, Ko Win Maung, Ko Shwe, Ko Maung Maung, Ko Myat Soe Lwin …
  • Youngest, smartest and most stubborn among the 14 students in Min69.
  • Joined the Faculty
  • Received Masters from Australia.
  • Prisoner of Conscience.
  • Wrote an article in the 69er Golden Jubilee magazine.
  • GBNF #110
    Passed away in September 2021
  • Played Volleyball at RIT
  • Taught/coached female Volleyball players (e.g. Ma Tin Aye, C73)
  • Also good at Soccer, Dobat & Dancing.
  • He is GBNF #117
    Passed away in January 2022
  • One of two Khin Maung Gyi in our class.
  • Room mate of Ko Chit Pe (M69, GBNF)
  • Still have dark hair (hopefully original)
  • Mech KMG (GBNF) passed away in 2021.
  • Hosted some 69er gatherings.
  • He was Honorary Consul for Switzerland.
  • Aung Naing (Bahadhur) : Aug 14, 2011, #055, GTI Principal (Taunggyi), Yangon
  • Chit Htun : Dec 11, 2011, #058, YIT Lecturer, Yangon
  • Chit Swe : early GBNF
  • Khin Kyaw Nyein : 2022, #117
  • Kyaw Soe : #065
  • Kyaw Than : Organizer
  • Kyaw Tint : Sep 8, 2021, #110, Saya, Prisoner of Conscience
  • Myint Kyi : #047
  • Myint Swe : early GBNF
  • Met several others from the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65.
  • Ko Zaw Winn (Zinyawgyi) is an organizer from the group.
    He is a bilingual writer, poet and translator.
  • Ko Aung Myint (Thamankyar Ko Myint) is a member of the A1 Family.
    He is an actor, composer, vocalist, guitarist and production manager.
    Sad to note that his younger brother Sai Wunna passed away.
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Thamankyar Ko Myint
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Ko Zaw Winn and friends
  • Civil was the first major for engineering students starting with 1924.
  • Mechanical and Electrical were offered later.
    At one time, some took the combined Mech/EE option.
  • Mining was added at the BOC College
  • Received BS from UC Berkeley and MS from Minnesota School of Mines.
  • Served as Part-time lecturer and Head of the newly established Mining Department at BOC College.
  • Wrote an article for HMEE project.
  • After working for the Ministry of Mines and UN projects, he moved to USA.
  • Attended SPZP-2000.
  • Saya Allen Htay (GBNF) and Dr. San Lin asked me to join a micro-gathering with Saya U Soe Khaw.
    It started before lunch and ended after dinner.
  • Received MS from Colorado School of Mines.
  • Mawgunwin Third Grade.
  • Succeeded U Soe Khaw as Head of Department.
  • Retired as Professor.
  • Spoke to him before SPZP-2000.
    Per advice from his doctors, he declined the invitation to attend SPZP-2000.

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