Category: Sayas

U Ba Than

Updated : July 19, 2019 (1) Sayagyi U Ba Than matriculated in 1947. (2) He studied at the Imperial College. Upon his return, he joined the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rangoon as Assistant Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department. (3) After teaching for some time, Sayagyi returned […]

U Soe Paing

Post : 1999 Updated : July 17, 2019 The mention of RIT, BIT, and BOC college in the first newsletter bring back memories of our good old days in Rangoon University. Although we did not graduate from Rangoon University, we had a really great two and a half […]

U Ba Than in 2008

Updated : July 17, 2019 On October 2, 2008, the former students of Sayagyi U Ba Than (Retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering) was honored with a special Birthday and Garawa ceremony. It was special because it was a Thursday. Sayagyi was born on Thursday, October 2, 1930.

Tradition unique to Burma

Updated : July 17, 2019 (1) Paying respect to Sayas for their metta and cetana is a tradition that is unique to Burma/Myanmar. The tradition is alive and well. There have been SEVEN world wide SPZPs : SPZP-2000 (US) SPZP-2002, SPZP-2007, SPZP-2010 (Singapore) SPZP-2004, SPZP-2012, SPZP-2016 (Yangon) (2) […]

Kyaw Sein

Post : 2018 New Year Message Dear Sayagyis, Colleagues and Friends far and near,  Best wishes for a very Happy New Year 2018. May all the good health, happiness and prosperity be always with your whole family. [Saya Dr.] Kyaw Sein ( BIT, YIT, RIT, YTU, UNIMAP ) […]

U Aung Khin

† In the first and second years of study, the students had to take courses basic to Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, namely, Geometric, Machine and Building Drawing, Building Construction, Electrotechnology, Heat Engines, Surveying and Workshop. In addition, The Mathematics Department of Rangoon University was responsible for teaching […]

Dr. Hla Pe

Updated : February 26, 2019 Scholar Dr. Hla Pe is a close friend of Saya U Wun (Minthuwun). Dr. Hla Pe is considered one of the most prominent Burmese scholars and one of the founders of Burma Studies, he has written numerous academic articles for Burma journals and […]

U Tin U

Association of Engineers in Burma after the Second World War 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 Honorary Secretary : Saya U Soon Sein […]