Dr. Saw Yu May

Name : Dr. Saw Yu May
Position : Associate Professor, Environment and Water Studies Department, University of Yangon, Myanmar
Contact : sawyumay@gmail.com, sawyumay19@uy.edu.mm

+95 9254600895

Education:

  • 2002 – 2007, PhD (Environmental Geography). University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • 1997 – 2000, MA (Geography). Taunggyi University, Shan State, Myanmar.
  • 1991 – 1995, BA (Qualify) (Geography, Taunggyi University, Myanmar.

Work Experience:

  • 2008 at present : Associate Professor, Environment and Water Studies Department, University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • 2015- 2018 : Associate Professor, Geography Department, Taunggyi University, Shan State, Myanmar
  • 2014- 2015 :  Lecturer, Geography Department, Univeristy of Yangon, Myanmar
  • 2011- 2014 : Lecturer, Geography Department, Taunggyi University, Shan State, Myanmar
  • 2008- 2011 :  Assistant Lecturer, Geography Department, Hpa-an University, Kayin State Myanmar
  •  2004- 2008 : Assistant Lecturer, Geography Department, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 2000 – 2004 :  Tutor, Geography Department, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 1998 – 2000 : Tutor, Geography Department, Kang Tong Degree College, Shan State, Myanmar

Research Interest:

  • Water Resource, Water Supply and Water Management
  • Climate Change and Water Resources

Current Research Activities:

  • Spatial and Temporal variation of Water Quality in Sankha Inn, Southern Shan State, Myanmar
  • Assessment on Water Quality Changes in Inle Lake Between 2006 and 2019

Publications:

  • Saw Yu May, Hnin Khaing Aye. 2013. Migration Patterns of Hpa-an Township, Kayin State, Journal of the Arts and Sciences, Vol VI, pp. 327-347
  • Saw Yu May. 2014. An Analysis of the Impacts of Land Use Changes on Urban Storm Water Runoff Volume of Taunggyi, Journal of the Arts and Sciences, Vol VII, pp. 213-229
  • Saw Yu May. 2014. An Analysis on the Variation of Temperature and Rainfall in Taunggyi: A Context with Global Warming, Taunggyi University Research Journal, Vol V. pp 13-31
  • Saw Yu May. 2015. An Assessment of Climates Changes and its Impacts on the Agriculture of Taunggyi Township, Journal of the Arts and Sciences, Vol VIII, pp. 305-327
  • Kay Thwe Hlaing, Saw Yu May. 2014. Recent Land Cover Changes of the Inle Watershed Effected by Anthropogenic Activities, SLUAS Science Report, Japan, pp. 85-99
  • Saw Yu May. 2015. Migration as a Challenge Issues for the Socioeconomic Development: Case Study of Hpa-an Township, Kayin State and Mrauk-U Township, Rakhine State. Proceeding Online Publication, http://rcsd.soc.cmu. ac.th/web/burma/home.php.
  • Zin Nwe Myint, Saw Yu May, Zin May Oo, Frauke Kraas. 2015. 2016. Economic Development of Mrauk-U, Rakhine State,  Journal of Arts and Science Research Journal, Vol. XVI, pp 331-347
  • Frauke Kraas, Regine Sphoner. Aye Aye Myint, Saw Yu May. 2017. Socioeconomic Atlas of Myanmar, pp 40-41
  • Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama, Saw Yu May. 2018. Human Impacts on the Land Cover Changes in the Inle Lake Watershed in Myanmar, Springer Nature, Singapore,
  • Khin Kay Khaing, Saw Yu May 2018. Assessment of the Impacts of Natural Disaster on Intangible Cultural Heritage in Ayeyarwaddy Region, Myanmar, IRCI, Osaka, International Research Center of Asia Pacific Region, pp. 218- 228

ard Achieved:

“The Best Research Paper Award – Departmental Level”. 2016. Higher Education Department , Mandalay Office,  Myanmar entitled of “Urban Environmental Aspect and Their Impacts of Taunggyi”