U - Z

HM : U Soe Paing

Name:
U Soe Paing

Qualification:

  • BS (Stanford),
  • MS (Stanford),
  • MSc. Computer Science (Southampton)

Department:
Electrical Communications

Position:
Assistant Lecturer, (Jan 1964 to March 1971)

Reason for Leaving:
Joined Universities’ Computer Center in April 1971.

Engineering Alumni:
Attended First Year Faculty of Engineering,
Rangoon University from June to December, 1958.

Reason for Leaving:
Awarded State Scholarship to study in USA.

Occupation:
Data Processing Adviser (Retired)

Organization:
United Nations

Editor’s notes (2019) :

  • Saya U Soe Paing helped Sayagyi Dr Chit Swe found UCC along with Saya U Myo Min and Saya U Ko Ko Lay (GBNF).
  • Saya was my mentor at RIT and UCC.
    Saya offered me and Saya U Aung Zaw (UCC) to be his co-authors.
  • Saya and his brothers Dr. Myo Paing, U Win Paing (Sayadaw U Wara) and U Kyaw Paing are excellent golfers.
    Saya served as Golf Correspondent.
    I helped typed the Golf news.
    KMZ would send the news to Guardian and/or WPD.
  • Due to a back injury, Saya stopped playing golf for a few months in 2018.
    He resumed playing in January 2019, but had to use a buggy and the senior Tee.
  • After retirement, Saya spent two or three days a week meditating at Kaba Aye Sunlun Gu Kyaung where Sayadaw U Wara is the Chief Abbot.
  • Saya was a prime mover to get the “RIT Alumni International
    Newsletters” and http://www-ex-rit.org started.
    Saya wrote articles for “RIT Alumni International”.
  • Saya compiled the draft for HMEE-2012 project. He also translated Sections One and Two into English.
  • Saya would mention that I am a “Shay Hmi; Nauk Hmi.”
  • Sayagadaw Daw Saw Yu Tint (T69) added: “Bay Hmi as well”.
  • They have three children and two grand children.

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