1948 - 1968

Class of 68

Update : November 13, 2020

  • Most members (about 200 students who had passed I.Sc.(B)) entered the first ever 3rd BE class at RIT (Rangoon Institute of Technology) in November 1964 and graduated with BE in 1968.
  • In the old system , 3rd BE was called the First Year of Engineering.
  • Founding Member of RIT Alumni International
  • Organizer & Emcee at SPZP-2000.
  • Founding Member of Norcal RITAA and Chair of BOD
  • Past President of TBSA
  • Past President of BADA
  • Secretary, RIT Track & Field
  • RIT Soccer & Rowing
  • Past President of BASES
  • Organizer & Emcee at 2015 RIT Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles
  • Suggested the name “BASES”
  • Brought commemorative pens to SPZP
  • The interviewers of Saya U Chin Way were surprised to learn that their Boss (Jeffery) was a student of Saya
  • Spouse : Thuza (Movie Star)
  • Played Soccer for Burma, EPC and RIT
  • Patron, Women’s Soccer

Sayama Daw Mya Mya Than (EP, GBNF)

Photo taken at an EE PZP

Saya Sai Yee Laik (A, GBNF)

Saya U Ohn Maung (ChE)

U Aung Khin (EP, Lawpita, USA)

U Min Maung (EP, USA)

Daw Nyunt Nyunt Zaw (T, GBNF)

Nickname : Double Size

Friends : Full Size & Half Size

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Saya U Myat Htoo (C68)

  • Joined RIT after passing the last ever I.Sc.(B) examination from Mandalay University.
  • Taught at RIT Civil Engineering Department.
  • Moved to the USA
  • Worked mainly for CalTrans (California Transportation) until retirement.
  • Founding member, RIT Alumni International
  • Member of Organizing Committee for SPZP-2000 & Co-Emcee
  • Past President, TBSA (Theravada Buddhist Society of America)
  • Past President, BADA (Burmese American Democratic Alliance)

Saya U Myint Soe (C68, GBNF)

  • Matriculated from SPHS
  • Known as “Maung Kabar”.

Saya U Ohn Maung (Anthony Sein, ChE68)

  • Had some memory loss.
  • SDYF is providing some financial support for his medical needs.
U Ohn Maung

U Khin Maung Lay (Henry, T68)

  • Past President and Emcee, BASES
  • Emcee, 2015 Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles
  • Vocalist (sings Burmese, English, Chinese … songs)
  • Represented RIT in Track and Field, Soccer, Rowing
  • Past Secretary, RIT Track and Field Association
  • Brother of U Khin Maung Latt (M63) and the brother-in-law of Saya Dr. Ba Lwin (EE59).

Daw Nyunt Nyunt Zaw (T68)

  • Nickname : Double Size
  • Spouse : Victor Ohn Maung (Guitarist, mentor of young musicians)
  • Brother : Ricky Zaw (Steel Guitarist, Vocalist)

U Tun Aung (Jeffrey, EC68, GBNF)

  • Proposed the name BASES
  • Served as [Vice] President
  • When the interviewers learned that U Tun Aung was a former student of Saya U Chin Way (EE, SPARK), they ended the interview and proceeded to offer Saya a job.
  • Spouse : Daw Thuzar, former Movie Star.
  • Passed away in 2021

U Aung Khin (EP68)

  • Helped alumni visiting or migrating to Los Angeles
  • Before and after retirement, he offered his expertise to several monasteries

Sayama Daw Mya Mya Than (EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

U Saw Win (EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

U Zaw Win (Cyril, EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

Saya Sai Yee Leik (A68, GBNF)

  • Lone student in the class.
  • Saya U Myo Myint would say, “Sai Yee Laik was the first and last in A68”.

U Soe Myint Lwin (EP68, GBNF)

  • Burma selected in soccer
  • After retirement, volunteered in Burma Soccer Federation.

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