Saya : U Soe Khaw

Part-time Lecturer

Mining Engineering

EDUCATION B.S., Mining Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A. 1950
Honors: Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. M.S., Mining Engineering, Missouri School of Mines, University of Missouri, Rolla, Missouri 1952.

1953 – 1964 Service with the Ministry of Mines, Govt of Burma. Entry as Asst. Inspector of Mines, then promoted to Inspector, Chief Inspector, Director of Mines, and Deputy Dir. General PMDC
1954 – 1955 As Visiting Lecturer taught Mining Courses at the BOC Engineering College, Rangoon University **
1971 – 1984 Service with United Nations ESCAP in Bangkok as Economic Affairs Officer (P-4) and rising to Chief of Mineral Resources Section (p-5).

Note: (**)
In 1954, BOC Engineering College campus was located south of the Rangoon University estate between Prome Hall and the Teachers Training College on Prome Road. It consisted of modest single storied buildings. In addition to degree courses in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical engineering, Mining courses were offered for the first time during that year.
At Dean Sayagyi Tan Ba Hli’s request, Ministry of Mines assigned me as part time Lecturer to teach Mining Engineering courses. U Soon Sein was later transferred from the Mines Department to the University and taught mining courses full time.

Warm regards, U Soe Khaw

Editor’s Note:
Saya U Soe Khaw passed away about a year ago at the tender age of 90+
He is a cousin of Sayama Sheila Saing (RIT English) and Dr. Harry Saing (ARAE Champion in 1958 and 1960).

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