Short Autobiography of Ohn Myint:

Born in September 1941 to his parents (U Ba Hla and Daw Aye) at Tawa (Navigation Locks) (ရေတံခါးတာဝရွာ) village (about 8 miles South of Bago Town) during the Second WW time.  He completed Primary (Tawa and Bago) and Secondary education in (Bago National HS and Yangon St. Paul’s HS).

Attended and graduated in B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) from the R.I.T in 1964.  After graduation, he joined the Civil Engineering Department of R.I.T as an Instructor in 1964-65.  He was then selected as a State Scholar in 1965 to the former Soviet Union to study Hydraulics at the Friendship’s University, Moscow.

He studied/researched there for “Loose Boundary Hydraulics”, completed Ph.D. and returned to Myanmar in early 1970 and rejoined the R.I.T Civil Engineering Department.  Conducted Hydraulic Engineering course to then the Final Year B.E. classes.  Later he was transferred to Irrigation Department, the patronage of his State Scholarship. Worked in Irrigation Department’s Planning and Design Branch for about 21 years up to the level of Deputy Director (Design). During that period, in the late-1970s to mid-1980s he conducted post-graduate courses in Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering at Civil Engineering Department of R.I.T as a visiting lecturer.

In late 1990 he applied for a Water Resources Engineer position at the World Bank, Washington D.C. and joined the Bank’s South Asia Department in early 1992. He continued to work in the Bank for about 12 years as  Senior Irrigation/Water Resources Engineer and retired in September 2003. Since then he continues working as a Short-Term Senior Water Engineering Consultant with the World Bank in South Asia Region, Europe, and Central Africa Region, Middle East, and North Africa and West Africa Regions to date.  His involvement includes assisting the Bank’s project teams in preparation of technical appraisal, reviewing technical reports for financing and in supervision of the Bank funded projects.

ဒေါက်တာအုန်းမြင့်သည် ၁၉၆၄ ခုနှစ်တွင် ရန်ကုန် စက်မှုတက္ကသိုလ်က B.Sc (Engineering) မြို့ပြဘွဲ့ကို ရရှိခဲ့ပြီး ၁၉၇၀ ခုနှစ်တွင် ဆိုဗီယက်နိုင်ငံ မော်စကိုမြို့ Friendship’s University မှ ဟိုက်ဒ‌ရောလစ် ဘာသာရပ်ဖြင့် ပါရဂူဘွဲ့ကို ရရှိခဲ့ပါသည်။ ၁၉၇၀ ခုနှစ်မှ စတင်၍ ဆည်မြောင်းဦးစီးဌာန၊ စီမံကိန်းနှင့် ပုံထုတ်ဌာနခွဲတွင် ၂၁ နှစ်ကြာ တာဝန် ထမ်းဆောင်ခဲ့ပါသည်။ ရန်ကုန် စက်မှုတက္ကသိုလ် Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering ဘွဲ့လွန်သင်တန်း များတွင် ဧည့်ကတိက အဖြစ် သင်ကြား ပို့ချခဲ့သည်။ ၁၉၉၂ မှ ၂၀၀၃ ခုနှစ်ထိ ကမ္ဘာ့ဘဏ်တွင်    Sr. Water Resources Engineer အဖြစ် လည်းကောင်း၊ အချိန်ပြည့် ဝန်ထမ်းမှ အနား ယူပြီးနောက် Sr. Water Resources Engineering Consultant အဖြစ် လည်းကောင်း အာရှ၊ အာဖရိကနှင့် ဉရောပနိုင်ငံများတွင် တာဝန် ထမ်းဆောင်ခဲ့သည်။