Class

Class : 1959

  • Dr. Lwin Aung (A59) served as Professor of Architecture and Pro-Rector.
    He became a monk after retirement.
    He is seen with two A60 alumni : U Aung Kyee Myint and U Tin Htoon.
  • U Bo Gyi (A59, GBNF) co-founded Architects Incorporated with U Aung Kyee Myint and U Tin Htoon. Their office was a meeting place for artists : Paw Oo Thet, Director Win Pe and Kin Maung Yin (A60, Director, Evangelist of Modern Art, GBNF).
    The Trio later joined PWD.
    U Bo Gyi designed the Mausoleum for Daw Khin Kyi and he was isolated by higher authorities.
    He retired and became a monk.
  • U San Tun (M59) served as Head of Automobile Engineering (Sub-department of Mechanical Engineering).
    He moved to USA and worked mostly for Bectel.
    He is Past President of BEA.
    He is seen at a Welcome Gathering for Saya U Maung Maung Win (M61, Australia).
  • Saya U Tin Hlaing (M59, GBNF) was Head of Agricultural Engineering (Sub-department of Mechanical Engineering).
    He was President of RU Hockey.
    He passed away because of lack of access to two Dialysis Machines and delay in getting passport to get medical treatment abroad.
  • U Tin Htway (M59) and Daw Yvonne (GBNF) officiated the Marriage Ceremony of U Tun Aung (Jeffrey, EC68, GBNF) and Daw Thuza (Movie Star) about four decades (or so).
    Saya U Tin Htut co-founded BASES with U Tin Htway and U David Tun Tin.
    The name BASES was suggested by U Tun Aung.

Saya U Tin Hlaing (M59, GBNF) was Head of Agricultural Engineering (Sub-department of Mechanical Engineering). He was President of RU Hockey. He passed away because of lack of access to two Dialysis Machines and delay in getting passport to get medical treatment abroad.

  • U Myo Kyi (EE59) provided two sets of data : Senior EE Sayas (U Kyaw Tun, C Ping Lee, U Sein Hlaing, U Tin Swe …) and Junior EE Sayas.
    Bagyee Myat Myo Myint honored many Sayas and Sayamas with Pon Tu.
  • Saya Dr. Ba Lwin (EE59) and U Myo Kyi are the most senior at EE PZPs.
  • Saya Dr. Chris Lee (L. Tin Tun, EE59) retired from NASA.
    He is Past President of BASES.

Feedback provided by U Aye (M62, HIC/FAO/UN (Retired) ):
information about U Sein Hlaing Se (M59), U Shwe Than (M59), U Soe Myint (M59),U Htay Aung (C59), U Win Aung (M59), Mr. V. Krishna (M59), U Soe Aung (EE59), U Hla Baw (C59),U Hla Thein (M59), U Hla Myint (M59), U Khin Maung Aye (Min59), U Nyunt Thein (Met59), U Tun Myint Nyo (M59) U Mya Than (M59), U Aung Than (Min59), U Nyan Lin (Min59), U Ohn Khin (M59), U Khin Maung Lin (Ch59), U Khin Maung Thein (Met59), U Win Tin (M59), U Hla Aye (M59)

GBNF means Gone But Not Forgotten

U Sein Hlaing Se (M59)

  • EE, State Timber Board ( Retired)

U Shwe Than (M59)

  • General Manager (Engg) (Retired)
  • Inland Water Transport
  • He was from Thaton

U Soe Myint (M59)

  • Director (AMD) (Retired)
  • He was from Moulmein

U Htay Aung (C59)

  • CC ( Retired)
  • Prome Hall football selection.
  • He and Ko Hla Thein were recruited from Tagaung Hall.

U Win Aung (M59) (Malcolm Beal)

  • Dy CE, Burma Railways (Retired)

Mr V. Khrishna (M59)

  • Asst. Lecturer (1959-60)
  • He was our Asst. Lecturer for machine drawing class during our second year Engg. class.


U Soe Aung (EE59)

  • Maj. DI (Retired)
  • Ministry of Industry

U Hla Baw (C59)

  • CC, ( Retired)
  • President of Prome Hall S &R (1958-59)

U Hla Thein (M59)

  • Air Force (Retired)
  • Dr. CE, EPC ( Retired) (GNBF)

U Hla Myint (M59)

  • Dy. CE,
  • Burma Railways (Retured)(GNBF)

U Khin Mg Aye (Min59)

  • Mining Enterprise
  • Ministry of Mines

U Nyunt Thein (Met59)

  • Major, DI (Retired)

U Tun Myint Nyo (M59)

  • Asst. CE (State Agriculture Marketing Board) (TC1) (Retired)
  • He was from Tagaung Hall


U Mya Than (M59, GBNF)

  • Director, Agricultural Mechanization Dept. (Retired)
  • RU and National Champion and Record Holder, in High Jump

U Aung Than (Min59)

  • Asst. Lecturer, Hall Tutor, F – Block, 1961-62
  • Moved to the Min. Of Mines

U Nyan Lin (Min59)

  • Lecturer, Insein GTI
  • Moved to the Ministry of Mines
  • Tagaung Hall football Captain and Goal keeper.

U Ohn Khin (M59, GBNF)

  • Lt Col Defence Industries (Retired)
  • HIC/MD of TC 1

U Khin Maung Lin (Ch59, GBNF)

  • Lt Col (Retired). Defence Industries (Retired)
  • HIC/ MD of Paper and Chemical Products Corp.

U Khin Maung Thein (Met59, GBNF)

  • Lt Col, Defence Industries ( Retired)
  • Minister for Energy/ Minister for Finance

U Win Tin (M59, GBNF)

  • Brig. Defence Industries (Retired)
  • Minister for Finance/ Minister for Post and Telecommunication.
  • He was from the State HS, No.1, Mawlamyine

U Hla Aye (M59)

  • Irrigation / FAO project in Lao
  • RU football Captain, Prome Hall
  • Also Captain of Prome Hall and Mawlamyine district volleyball team.
  • U Aye (M62) is honored to play volleyball alongside U Hla Aye in Prome Hall as well as in Mawlamyine district volleyball team.
    U Hla Aye handed over to U Aye the captainship of Mawlamyine district volleyball team.
    U Aye continued to play for another three years.
    U Aye played volleyball at Ramanya and BIT.

U Kyaw Sein (C59)

  • Irrigation
  • He was better known as Bran Dev in his playing days.
  • RU football forward, Prome Hall

Saya U Tin Hlaing (M59, GBNF)

  • Received MS from Purdue University
  • Head of Agricultural Engineering (Sub-department of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Managed Universities Hockey Team
  • Sadly he could not get access to a Dialysis Machine
    The Passport to have medical treatment abroad was delayed

Saya U San Tun (M59)

  • Received MS from MIT
  • Head of Automobile Engineering (Sub-department of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Past President, BEA (predecessor of BAPS)
  • Took trip with Sayagyi U Aung Khin to China
    Host : Saya U Kyaw Myint (Auto64) working for UN

Saya U Tin Win (M59)

  • Retired to do private business

U Tin Htway (M59)

  • Co-founder and Past President, BASES
  • Host, BASES Annual Dinner

U Than Tin (M59)

  • RUBC Gold

Saya Dr. Lwin Aung (A59)

  • Served as Professor of Architecture and Pro Rector of YTU
  • Became a monk

U Bo Gyi (A59)

  • Co-founded Architects Incorporated with U Aung Kyee Myint (A60) and U Tin Htoon (A60)
  • Pianist (also tune pianos) and Modeling expert (also Sculpture)
  • Designed the Mausoleum for Daw Khin Kyi
    Higher authorities kept him aloof
  • After retirement, became a monk

Saya U Myo Kyi (EE59)

  • Most senior (with Dr. Ba Lwin) among the EE sayas that are alive

Saya Dr. Ba Lwin (EE59)

  • Most senior (with U Myo Kyi) among the EE sayas that are alive

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

  • Past President, BASES
  • Worked on Space Shuttle Project

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