1948 - 1968

Dr. San Hla Aung (C58)

Update : November 13, 2022

Brief Bio

  • Matriculated in 1951, but had to wait one year before attending Rangoon University (due to the Minimum Age Requirement)
  • Won Gold Medal for finishing Top in the Class of Civil 58
  • Joined RU as Assistant Lecturer.
  • Received MS from MIT.
  • Promoted to Lecturer.
  • Completed Doctorate from University of New Orleans.
  • Retired as Professor of Practice

Activities and Achievements

  • President, RIT Swimming Association
  • President, RIT Rowing Association
  • Line Judge, RUBC Regattas
  • Wrote articles for RIT Alumni Newsletter
    Student days at BOC College
    Bio for SPZP-2000
    Memory of Saya U Sein Win
  • Attended SPZP-2000
  • Missed some SPZPs due to Schedule Conflict (e.g classes and exams)


  • Had first mini-reunion in New Orleans (during my visit to CA World)
  • Had further reunions in SPZPs, and at SF Bay Area gatherings and Winner Inn
  • Saya retired at the tender age of 80.
  • After retirement, Saya spent some time in Myanmar.
    He lives mostly with his daughter in New York.
    He spent about a year in San Francisco with his son (partly due to the Covid restrictions in NY and California).
  • Several of Saya’s classmates are GBNF
    Saya Allen Htay (C58, GBNF)
    Saya Dr. Win Thein (C58, GBNF)
    Sid Chen (Khin Maung Win, C58, GBNF)
    Saya U Htin Paw (EE58, GBNF)
    Saya U Ba Nyunt (EE58, GBNF)


  • C58 Class Photo
    Annotated by Saya and friends

* Soon Kwyay in SF Bay Area

Soon Kyway
  • At Winner Inn with Saya U Ba Than
Winner Inn

U Nyi Hla Nge, Dr. San Hla Aung, U Saw Lin

Categories: 1948 - 1968

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