- RITAJ stands for RIT Alumni in Japan.
- Founders : U Thein Ngwe (“Ko Thein – Tokyo”, ChE76) and U Win Myint (EC84)
They were early contributors to our Newsletter.
- U Thein Ngwe is Moderator for RU Centennial Group
- Has lost contact with U Win Myint.
U Thein Ngwe
- Pen name : Ko Thein (Tokyo)
- Posted some of his articles (e.g. “Sensei”) to RIT Updates.
- Attended SPZPs in Singapore and Myanmar.
- Attended the 2015 RIT Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles, California, USA.
- According to “Ko Thein”, there are young alumni working in Japan and they have their gatherings but not as RITAJ activity.
- “RIT” is just a place holder for the engineering institutes and colleges in Burma/Myanmar, but it is possible that some young alumni do not relate themselves with “RIT”.
Saya Dr. Myo Khin (C70)
- Taught at RIT and Japan University.
- After retirement, he traveled to Myanmar several times a year as a Consultant to Japanese Companies.
- He and Daw Mya Mya Nwe (Winsome, C73) donated K100 Lakhs to the YTU Library Modernization Project.
- He had a health problem, but has recovered fully.
Saya Dr. Taing Oke (ChE69)
- Distinguished writer.
- Won the Sarpay Beik Man Sar Mu Su for his manuscript and the Ah Myo Thar Sar Pay Su (National Literary Award) for his book.
- Pen name : Yin Maung.
- He was a Zat Saya with the RIT Ah Nu Pyinna Ah Thin.
Daw Thin Thin Naing (RIT Burmese)
- Attended SPZP-2007 with U Thein Ngwe as members of RITAJ.
- Moved back to Myanmar (may be temporarily) and visited Japan occasionally.
- No longer active in RITAJ.
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