Proj 2

Class of 1952 *

U Sein Hlaing (EE52, GBNF)

Pon Tu of U Sein Hlaing
RIT Electrical Engineering Sayas
  • Attended Rangoon University when it reopened in 1946
    (after three years of closure due to the war).
  • Graduated with Electrical Engineering in 1952
  • Joined the EE Department at Rangoon University as Assistant Lecturer.
  • Received MS from MIT.
  • Upon return to Burma, he was promoted to Lecturer.
  • Retired as Professor and Head of the RIT Electrical Engineering Department.
  • He passed away a few years after retirement.
  • Spouse : Daw Nyunt Nyunt Yee (GBNF)

U Tin U (C)

U Tin U in 1949
U Tin U was Captain of RUBC in 1948 – 1949
U Tin U at SPZP-2012
U Tin U and U Thaung Lwin (RUBC Captains)
  • Attended Rangoon University when it reopened in 1946 (after three years of closure due to the war).
    Classmates : Dr. Pe Nyun (GBNF), Dr. Pe Thein (GBNF)
  • Past Captain and Gold of Rangoon University Boat Club (RUBC).
    U Tin U, Dr. Pe Nyun, Dr. Pe Thein and Bobby Tin represented RUBC at the 1948 Independence Day Regatta at Kandawgyi and were awarded RUBC Gold.
  • As of this time of writing, U Tin U is the Most Senior among the RUBC Past Captains.
  • Celebrated his 93rd birthday in August 2022.
  • Received BS in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University
    and MS in Civil Engineering from Yale University.
  • Upon his return, he taught part-time at the Civil Engineering Department.
  • Served as Honorary Treasurer, Association of Engineers in Burma (after Second World War)
  • Worked for Clark and Grieg, Inter-Kiln.
  • Senior member of Consulting Group (of Architects and Engineers)
  • Past Captain of Rangoon Golf Club (RGC).
    Gave interview.

  • Spouse : Dr. Daw Khin Kyi Nyunt (GBNF)
  • Children : Dr. Khin Tun (Peter, GBNF), Daw Aye Aye Khin, Dr. Ye Myint
  • He also gave interview for HMEE project (See below).

Association of Engineers in Burma
after World War

  • There were interviews for the HMEE-2012 project.
  • The account was retold by Saya U Tin U and recorded by Saya U Ba Than.
  • Re-instituted about 1955-56
  • President :
    Sayagyi U Ba Hli (Dean of Engineering, University of Rangoon, GBNF)
  • Honorary Secretary :
    Saya U Soon Sein (Professor, Mining, GBNF)
  • Honorary Treasurer :
    Saya U Tin U (Part time Lecturer, Civil)

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