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Hla Min (Lifelong Learner)

Life Long Learner, Educator, Distinguished Toastmaster, Writer, Editor, Expert in Computer Science and Technology

U Thet Lwin

Saya U Thet Lwin attended St. Paul’s High School. His Burmese teacher was Saya Sein (father of Saya Dr. Soe Win). Saya taught Burmese at the Institute of Economics. At the Golden Jubilee of the University of Rangoon, he served as Secretary of the Committee headed by Saya […]

Philosophy and Psychology

Dr. Hla Bu was Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at Rangoon University. Later, Rangoon University established two departments Philosophy Psychology Philosophy Philosophy is derived from “Phil” (meaning Love [of]) and “sophy” (meaning wisdom). Advanced degrees often have “Philosophy” (to mean “Love of wisdom”). They include M.Phil (Master of […]

Tin U

Brief Biography U Tin U matriculated in 1946 and attended Rangoon University. His classmates include Dr. Pe Nyun (GBNF), Dr. Pe Thein (GBNF) and Saya U Sein Hlaing (GBNF). He is Past Captain and Gold of Rangoon University Boat Club (RUBC). He studied BSCE at the University of […]


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Oriental Studies at Rangoon University Per request of Sayagyi U Pe Maung Tin (Pali and Burmese Scholar), the Burmese Department was formed as a Sub-department of the Department of Oriental Studies (Ah Shay Taing Pyinnya). Burmese Department at Rangoon University A few years later, a separate Department was […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya U Aung Hla is an early native Professor of Mathematics at the University of Rangoon. He wrote musical notes for Burmese songs. His spouse Daw May Than is a distinguished vocalist. His son U Mya Than played the Lead Guitar on several […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya Dr. Maung Maung Kha completed his doctorate in Meteorological Physics from the UK. He worked briefly at the Directorate of Meteorology before transferring to the Darpartment of Physics at the University of Rangoon. Saya is an early native Professor of Physics at […]


The list is not exhaustive. Saya U Po Tha is an early native Professor of Chemistry. He served as an Interim Dean at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rangoon. He is an uncle of Saya U Aung Khin (Retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering). Saya U Aung Khin […]