Proj 1

U Tha Htay (M70)

Brief Bio

  • Graduated with Mechanical Engineering in 1970
  • Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  • He is a Major Donor for the Reunion and Acariya Pu Zaw Pwe of the Combined 1st BE Intake of 64 and 65
  • He organized a Trip for Saya U Ba Than and selected attendees of SPZP-2012.


  • U Zaw Min Nawaday (EP70) remembers U Tha Htay near the Rector’s office asking “Is Sayagyi taking a nap?”
  • U ZMN wrote that U Tha Htay helped organize the farewell party for Saya U Shwe Hlaing (RIT Math) and also delivered the farewell message in Burmese. U Khin Maung Win (Roland Thein) read the farewell message in English (written by U ZMN).
  • U Tha Htay is seen in the photo with U Soe Aung, U Win Aung and U Win Htay (Walter Cheng Lyan, USA).
  • U Soe Aung a served as Secretary of RIT Ah Nu Pyinnya Ah Thinn.
  • U Win Aung was selected High School Luyechun in the Summer of 1964. He served as Secretary of RIT Swimming and Water Polo Association. He lost his beloved spouse a few years back.
  • U Win Htay hosted his cousin Saya U Tun Shwe during Saya’s visit to attend 2015 RIT Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles. Grapevine says that Walter’s friends shouted “Cheng Lyan” in front of his house. Walter’s father came out …

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