Biography of U Thoung Win
U Thoung Win earned B.E Mechanical in Yangon Institute of Technology in 1971. Over 38 years of experiences in Defense Industries in a variety of fields: production management, technical planning, research & development, Defense Products and Tooling Engineering and Design. He served as Associate Professor and Head of Department of Defense Services Institute of Technology (DSIT). After serving in army up to the rank of colonel and retired in 2007, he was assigned as Director for Research & Development and Technical Consultant (Think Tanking) in Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd.
He was also assigned as Chairman in Technology Committee and Dy. Chairman in Steering Committee of Renewable Energy Development Committee of Yangon Division Government. He possesses a collection of experiences in Energy Efficiency and Conservation, in renewable energy technologies especially in Biomass, Solar PV and small and mini- hydro throughout his career which also can say his specialized studies.
With his professionalism and contributions he now serves as Central Executive Committee Member, Chairman in Energy and Renewable Energy Committee, Chairman in Industrial Development Committee, Chairman in Industrial Engineering & Bio-fuel Engineering Technical Divisions, Central Committee Member in Myanmar International Consulting Engineers Group (MICEG) of Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) .
Due to his contributions in Energy and Renewable Energy Sectors for his country he was elected as a member in Energy Development Committee of National Energy Management Committee (NEMC) of the Government of the Union of Myanmar. He founded a consulting engineering company called Myanmar International Consultants Company Limited (MMIC) with international partners in 2011 and started to serve as Managing Director and now as Chairman.
He is an ASEAN registered engineer and recently conferred as an Hon. Member of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO). He is now acting as the founder and Central Committee Member of Myanmar International Consulting Engineers Group (MICEG) in association with Myanmar Engineering Society. He also is a Professional Engineer (PE) under Myanmar Engineering Council (MEng.C) in Mechanical Engineering and also is awarded as ASEAN Certified Professional Engineer (ACPE). He was recently recognized by ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET) as a Fellow Member.