UCC Memories

UCC Saya Lay

Update : January 19, 2022

Saya U Ko Ko Lay at UCC Thingyan
  • Parents : U and Mrs. Po Tha
  • Siblings : U Than Htut (M67, RUBC Gold), Maw, Zaw (RUBC) and three sisters
  • Spouse : Daw Betty Tun Aung
  • Children : One daughter, two sons
  • Studied at SPHS, Faculty of Engineering (briefly), Stanford University and Lancaster University.
  • Classmate of Saya U Soe Paing at SPHS and Stanford University.
  • Matriculated from St. Paul’s High School in 1956
  • Received BSCE and MSCE from Stanford University
  • Joined PWD as Assistant Engineer
  • Helped Saya Dr. Chit Swe found UCC.
  • Served as Operations Manager.
  • Later served as Manager of the Scientific Applications Division.
  • Saya had the longest tenure at UCC among the four founders.
  • He was also the earliest to pass away (in the 1990s).
  • Received Masters in Systems Engineering at the University of Lancaster in the UK.
  • Served as Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Rangoon.
  • Served as Professor of Information Science and Technology at ICST (Institute of Computer Science and Technology)
  • Played volleyball, soccer, ping pong and tennis with UCC staff and students.
  • Excellent English and Editing

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