Department of Geography

Published Research

  1. Aung Swe, Kyaw Khaing Win, Khin Khin Htay, Hla Yin Nu, 2003, A Preliminary Study of Quality of Life in Downtown Yangon, Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc. 2004 Vol. II. (Part Two) No.4 (Arts), P 89-109.
  2. Nay Win Oo, Aung Kyaw, Aung Swe, Associates, 2005, Preliminary Study on the Sustainable Conservation of Dryland Area: A Case of Tant-kyi-taung Mountain Range Area, Pakokku District, Magway Division, Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc. 2005 Vol. III. No.5 (ii), P199-212.
  3. Aung Kyaw, Mya thaung, Nay Win Oo, Aung Swe, Associates, 2006, Transportation and regional economic development: a case study of Okshitpin Village, Padaung Township, Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc. 2006 Vol. IV. No.6 (ii) Geography, P219-235.
  4. Mya Thaung, Nay Win Oo, Aung Kyaw, Aung Swe, Associates, 2006, Ecology and Geomorphology of Stream: A Study of Buyo Creek near Okshitpin Village Tract, Padaung, Bago Division, Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc. 2005 Vol. III. No.6 (ii), P199-212.
  5. R. A. J. Robinson, M. I. Bird, Nay Win Oo, T. B. Hoey, Maung Maung Aye, D. L. Higgitt, Lu X. X., Khin Sandar Aye, Aung Swe, Tin Tun, and Swe Hlaing Win, 2007, The Irrawaddy River Sediment flux to the Indian Ocean: The Original Nineteenth Century Revisited, The Journal of Geology, 2007, volume 115, p. 629–640] _ 2007 by The University of Chicago.
  6. M.I. Bird, R.A.J. Robinson, Nay Win Oo, Maung Maung Aye, X.X. Lu, D.L. Higgitt, Aung Swe, Tin Tun, Swe Lhaing Win, Khin Sandar Aye, Khin Mi Mi Win, T.B. Hoey, 2007, A preliminary estimate of organic carbon transport by the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) and Thanlwin (Salween) Rivers of Myanmar, Quaternary International 186 (2008) P 113–122.
  7. Aung Swe and Htun Ko, 2014, Flood Analysis of Myitmakha River in Bago Region (West): Special Reference on the Role of Alluvial Channel Morphology, Journal of the Asia Research Centre, Yangon University.
  8. Nyein Nyein Win, Yu Yu Maw, Win Pa Pa Myo, Cho Cho Thwin, (2004):”Urban Heritage Buildings in the Downtown Area of Yangon City.” (The Jour. Myan. Acad. Arts & Sc. 2004 Vol.II (Part Two) No.4 (Arts) Pg 69- 88
  9. Cho Cho Thwin (2006):"Agro-based Socio-Economic Conditions of Kazan, Kundaing Kalay and Moemakha Village". ( Rural life andlocal knowledge in Maubin District, Ayeyarwady Delta – organized by SEAMEO CHAT in collaboration with Centre of Southeast Asian studies and Kyoto University Japan ).
  10. Khin Khin Soe, Yin Yin Lwin,2012:Downtown Area: A Case Study of Latha Township (block 206), University of Yangon Research Journal 2012, Vol. 4, No. 1
  11. Khin Kay Khaing (2006), Water Supply in Yangon City, Southeast Asia Modernity Vol.7, Megacity Yangon: Transformation Processes and Modern Developments, 2006, pp. 237-245
  12. Khin Kay Khaing (2010), Myanmar Vulnerability to natural Hazards and Climate Change, Proceeding, Protecting Life from Natural Disasters and Environmental Hazards, 2010, pp. 151-156 Proceeding of International Symposium on the 2nd AUN Seed-Net Regional Conference on Geo- Disaster Mitigation in ASEAN, February 2010, Bali Indonesia.
  13. Khin Kay Khaing (2011), Groundwater Utilization and Availability in Yangon City, Universities Research Journal, Vol. 4, No.5, pp. 175-190
  14. Khin Kay Khaing (2012), Climate of Yangon City in Context with Global Warming, Journal of MAAS, Vol. X, No. 6, pp. 161-178.
  15. 15. Khin Kay Khaing, Win Pa Pa Myo, Myint Thida (2013), Geographic Study on Variability of Rainfall and Temperature in Ayeyarwady Region, Journal of MAAS, Vol. XI, No. 6.
  16. Khin Kay Khaing, Zin New Myint, Win Pa Pa Myo (2014), An Analysis on Economic and Environmental Impact of Dam Construction in Hlegu Township, Yangon Region, Journal of Asia Recearch, University of Yangon Vol.
  17. Win Pa Pa Myo, Khin Kay Khaing, Myint Thida (2014), Geographic Study of Landuse change in Hlegu Township, Journal of MAAS, Vol. XI, No. 6.
  18. 18. Myint Thida, Thida Lwin, Naw Paw Thaw Thaw (2012): Geographic Analysis on Change in Agriculture of Hlegu Township, Yangon Region, Journal of the Academy of Art and Science, Vol.X, No.6, March 2012, pp. 103- 118
  19. Win Pa PaMyo and MyoMyokhine (2012):”Spatial Distribution of Religious Structures in Kyeemyindaing Township”. (The Jour. Myan.Acad. Arts & Sc. 2012 Vol.X. No.6, pg 143 -159.
  20. Mu Mu Than, 2008, Marketing Channels of Basic Grocery Items in Yangon City, The Case of Nyaung Pin Lay Plaza, MAAS 2008, Calendar Year Award Winning, Doctoral Dissertation (Research Reports), P31-62.
  21. Mu Mu Than, 2012, Spatial Patterns of retailing in Thanlyin Town, Yangon Region, Myan, Acad, Arts & Sc.2012, Vol.X.No.6, P257-277.
  22. Mu Mu Than, Khin Mar Yi, Tin Tin Mar, Khin Myat Myat Mon, 2012, A Geographical Analysis on the Urbanization of Main Business Area in Yangon City: The Case of ‘207’ Block, University of Yangon Research Journal 2012, Vol. 4, No.1, P57-63.
  23. Mu Mu Than, 2013, The Retail Structure Change of Thanlyin Town, Yangon Region, Universities Research Journal 2013, Vol.5, No.1.
  24. Naw Mar Lar, et. al (2004). The Role of Street Vendors in Downtown Area of Yangon City. Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science JournalVol, II, No.1: pp 59-74, March , Yangon, Myanmar
  25. Naw Mar Lar (2010).An Assessment of Household Livelihoods: A Case Study on Some Selected Communities of Baganmyothit, Nyaung U District, Mandalay Division.Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science JournalVol, VIII, No.6: pp 87-105, Yangon, Myanmar
  26. Naw Mar Lar (2011).The Evolution of Tourism Development: A Case Study of Bagan, Nyaung U District, Mandalay Region.Pyay University Research JournalVol 3: pp 21-30, Pyay University, Myanmar
  27. Naw Mar Lar (2005). Towards Sustainable Tourism Development: Assessing the Coastal Resources at Chaungtha Beach, School Family Paper Reading,University of Yangon, Myanmar
  28. Zin Nwe Myint and Frauke Kraas (2002) Urban Growth in Bangkok and Yangon: a comparison of recent developments, Thailand-Rundschau 3/2002, 97-100.
  29. Zin Nwe Myint, Cho Cho Thwin, Aung Swe and Kyaw Soe Win (2005) Aspects of Sustainability in the Urban Areas of Yangon City. In Hartmut Gaese, Frauke Kraas, Mi Mi Kyi (eds) (2005): Sustainability in Rural and Urban Environments. Proceedings of the First German-Myanmar Workshop in Yangon/Myanmar, 17-21 November 2003. Cologne: 169-181.
  30. Zin Nwe Myint (2005) Woodfuel Use in Yangon, Myanmar. In Christine Knie (ed.) (2005): Urban and Peri-Urban Developments – Structures, Processes and Solutions. Southeast Asian - German Summer School in Cologne/Germany, 16-29 October 2005. Cologne: 105-115.
  31. Zin Nwe Myint (2006) Woodfuel Uses: A Distinct Phenomenon in Megacity Yangon, Myanmar. In Frauke Kraas, Hartmut Gaese, Mi Mi Kyi (eds.) (2006) Megacity Yangon: Transformation processes and modern developments. Southeast Asian Modernities 7. Berlin: 261-284.
  32. Zin Nwe Myint (2006) Environmental Problems of Yangon City: Establishment of Industrial Zones. In Frauke Kraas, Hartmut Gaese, Mi Mi Kyi (eds.) (2006) Megacity Yangon: Transformation processes and modern developments. Southeast Asian Modernities 7. Berlin: 217-236.
  33. Zin Nwe Myint, Soe Soe Khin and Nilar Aung (2006) Excursion: Downtown and Urban Fringe of Megacity Yangon. In Frauke Kraas, Hartmut Gaese, Mi Mi Kyi (eds.) (2006) Megacity Yangon: Transformation processes and modern developments. Southeast Asian Modernities 7. Berlin: 169-184.
  34. Zaw Latt Tun and Zin Nwe Myint (2007) A Preliminary Study on Intra-Urban Public Transport of Sittway: A case of motorcycle taxies, Journal of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. V, No. 6, Yangon. pp. 265-276. (Best Paper Award)
  35. Zin Nwe Myint and Khin Myo Hla (2009) Preliminary Investigation on Tourist Industry of Mrauk-U, Rakhine State, Journal of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. VII, No. 6, Yangon. pp. 127-144.
  36. Frauke Kraas, Yin May, Zin Nwe Myint (2010) Yangon/Myanmar: Transformation Processes and Mega-Urban Developments, Geographische Rundschau, International Edition, Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2010). pp. 26- 37.
  37. Zin Nwe Myint (2011) Host Perceptions on Tourism Development of Mrauk-U, Rakhine State. Journal of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. IX, No. 6, Yangon. pp. 175-194.

Ongoing Research

  1. Aung Swe, Thin Thin Khaing, Myint Myint Htay, “Assessment on Morphology Change and Water Quality Degradation of Bilin River in Mon State”, Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) Programme, Department of Geography, University of Yangon, 2014-2015.
  2. Cho Cho Thwin (member)- (2014): “Media Development Indicator Assessment”
  3. Yi Yi Cho,Phyu Phyu Win, Salai K. Chha Nge, “The conflicts between Environmental conservation and EcotourismActivities in Kyeikhteeyoe Wildlife Protected Area" by PPP Program, Department of Geography, University of Yangon (2014-2015)
  4. Khin Kay Khaing ,”Job Related migration in Shwepaukkan, North Okkalapa, Yangon City” (Departmental Research)
  5. Khin Kay Khaing, “Urban Heat Islands in Yangon City and its Environment” (ARC Research)
  6. MyintThida, Moe Ommar Lwin, Khin Hnin Phyu, Khin Myat Myat Mon, “The Structural Transformation of Urban Landscape, Bago City”

Staff

  • 2 Professors
  • 21 Lecturer
  • 3 Tutor

CURRICULUM

Undergraduate Course

  • Physical Geography
  • Mapwork and Basic Techniques I
  • Elements of Physical Geography (for Science Students)
  • Geography of Southeast Asian Countries (for Arts Students)
  • Geography of Myanmar I (for Myanmar Studies Students)
  • Climatology
  • Mapwork and Basic Techniques II
  • Elements of Climatology (for Science Students)
  • Geography of Myanmar (for Arts Students)
  • Geography of Myanmar II (for Myanmar Studies Students)
  • Integrated Human Geography
  • Geography of Developing Countries
  • Surveying & Map Projections
  • Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
  • Environmental Geography I (for Science Students)
  • Introduction to Geospatial Technology in Scientific Studies I (for All Specializations)
  • Political Geography I (for Arts Students)
  • Basic Geographic Mapwork (for Archaeology Students)
  • Human Geography I (for Anthropology Students)
  • Environmental Geography
  • Geography of Developed Countries
  • Cartography & Topographic Map Reading
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • Environmental Geography II (for Science Students)
  • Introduction to Geospatial Technology in Scientific Studies II (for All Specializations)
  • Political Geography II (for Arts Students)
  • Surveying and API (for Archaeology Students)
  • Human Geography II (for Anthropology Students)
  • Soils Geography
  • Geography of Settlement
  • Economic Geography I
  • Descriptive Statistics in Geography
  • Geography of World Regions
  • Rural Geography
  • Elements of Political geography I (For IR Student)
  • Biogeography
  • Urban Geography
  • Economic Geography II
  • Inferential Statistics in Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Medical Geography
  • Elements of Political geography II (For IR Student)
  • Geomorphology I
  • Political Geography I
  • Geography of Myanmar I
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Application of Geospatial Technology in Geographical Analysis
  • Geomorphology II
  • Political Geography II
  • Geography of Myanmar II
  • Manufacturing Geography
  • Research Methodology in Geography and Field Training

Postgraduate Course

  • Development of Geographic Thought
  • Geomorphology and Hydrology
  • Human Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Climatology
  • Soils and Biogeography
  • Economic Geography
  • Myanmar and Southeast Asia
  • Geography of Land Utilization
  • Environmental Studies and Geography of Resources
  • Research Techniques in Geography
  • Regional Analysis

Diploma Course

  • Theory and Concept of Geographic Information Systems
  • Fundamental of Remote Sensing
  • Advanced Cartography
  • Statistics for RS and GIS
  • Computer Application

Faculty/Staff

Dr Htun Ko

Dr Htun Ko

Professor (Head)
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog)
Dr Nilar Aung

Dr Nilar Aung

Professor
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog)

Daw Moe Ommar Lwin

Lecturer
B.A (Geog.), B.A (Hons:),M.A, (Geog.), 2 Ph D (Res)

Daw Phyu Phyu Win

Lecturer
B.A (Geog.), B.A (Hons:),M.A (Geog.)

Daw Naw Mar Lar

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:),M.A (Geog.) Dip in Global English, Dip in GIS , Dip. in Tourism Studies and Management

Dr. Myint Thidar

Lecturer
B.A(Q) (Geog),M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Diploma in GIS

Dr. Mu Mu Than

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Dip in Global English, Dip in GIS

Dr. Khin Hnin Phyu

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog)

Dr.Tun Zaw

Lecturer
B.A (Q)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Dip in GIS, Dip. In Global English

Dr.Kaythwe Hlaing

Lecturer
B.A (Hons)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Environmental Studies), Dip in GIS & RS, Dip. in Japanese, Dip. in Global English

Dr. Khin Kay Khaing

Lecturer
B.A (Q)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Dip in GIS, Dip. in English

Dr. Cho Cho Thwin

Lecturer
B.A(Hons:)(Geog), M.A(credit)(Geog), M.Res, (Geog),Ph D (Geog), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Global English

Dr.Win Pa Pa Myo

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:)(Geog), M.A (credit) (Geog), M.Res, (Geog), Ph D(Geog), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Global English, Diploma in Tourism Studies and Management, (attending)

Dr. Zin Nwe Myint

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Diploma in GIS

Daw Moe Oo

Lecturer
B.A (Q)(Geog), M.A(Geog), Ph D(Geog), Diploma in GIS, Dip in English

Dr. Thinda Shwe

Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.)

Dr. Tin Tin Mya

Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Global English

Dr. Thitar Win

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Global English

Dr. Khin Khin Soe

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Global English

Dr. Aung Swe

Lecturer
B.A (Hons:), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in Computer Science

Dr. Hla Yin Nu

Lecturer
B.A (Q), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in English

Dr. Yee Yee Than

Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Ph D (Geog.), Diploma in GIS

Daw Mya Aye

Lecturer
B.A (Q), M.A (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip. in English, Dip. In Tourism Management

Daw Aye Nyunt Sein

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), Dip in GIS, Dip in Global English

Dr. Yi Yi Cho

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Q), M.A (Geog.), M.Res (Geog), Ph D (Geog.), Diploma in GIS

Daw Thida Tun

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A(Credit) (Geog.), Diploma in GIS

Daw Thi Thi Khine

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Q), M.A (Geog.), M.Res (Geog)

Dr. Thin Thin Khaing

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Q), M.A (Geog.), M.Res (Geog), Ph D( Geog), Diploma in GIS

Dr. Khin San Yu

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), M.Res (Geog), Ph D (Geog), Diploma in GIS

Dr. Khin Myat Myat Mon

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons), M.A (Geog.), M.Res (Geog), Ph D (Geog)

Dr. Saw Thandar

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Q) (Geog), M.A (Geog), Ph .D (Geog), Dip in Global English, Dip in RS & GIS (India)

Daw Myint Myint Htay

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons) (Geog), M.A (Geog), Dip in Global English, Dip in GIS

Dr. Tin Tin Mar

Assistant Lecturer
B.A (Hons) (Geog), M.A (Geog), M.Res (Geog), Dip in Global English, Dip in GIS

Daw Naw Sar El Shee

Tutor
B.A (Q) (Geog), M.A (Geog)

Daw Naw Klay Paw

Tutor
B.A (Hons.) (Geog), M.A (Geog)

U Salai K. Chha Nge

Tutor
B.A (Hons.) (Geog), M.A (Geog)