Dr. Seinn Lei Aye

Name : Dr. Seinn Lei Aye
Position : Professor, Environment and Water Studies Department, University of Yangon, Myanmar
Contact : seinnlei2006@gmail.com, seinnleiaye@uy.edu.mm

+95 9515 4143

Education:

  • 2002 – 2005, PhD (Environmental Science). University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines.
  • 1997 – 2000, MSc (Industrial Chemistry). University of Yangon, Myanmar.
  • 1991 – 1995, BSc (Hons) (Industrial Chemistry). University of Yangon, Myanmar.

Research Fellowship:

  • Sept 2019 – Dec 2019, Fulbright US-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program, Visiting Research Fellow (Water Quality), , Northern Illinois University, USA
  • Sept 2017 – Feb 2018, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) Program, Visiting Research Fellow (Water Engineering), Seoul National University, Korea.
  • Aug 2007 – March 2009, UNESCO/Israel (MASHAV) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme, Postdoctoral Fellow (Environmental Management), University of Haifa, Israel.

Research Interest:

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Current Research Activities:

  • The Current Context of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS) for Coastal Resilience at National Level, CABARET (Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience Education) Project, funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, 01-04-2018 to 31-03-2020.
  • Gaps in Evacuation Planning for the Coastal Communities – Case Study in Myanmar, CABARET (Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience Education) Project, funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, 01-04-2018 to 31-03-2020.
  • Upstream-Downstream Interface for Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System in Myanmar, CABARET (Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience Education) Project, funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, 01-04-2018 to 31-03-2020.
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment Using Membrane Bioreactor. Research funded by Asia Research Center (ARC), 1.10.2018-30.9.2020.
  • Application of Biofilm in Waste Water Treatment. Research funded by Department of Higher Education (DHE), Ministry of Education. 01-03-2018 to 28-02-2020.

Publications:

  • Seinn Lei Aye, Kyusik Jo, Jeyong Yoon. 2018. Application of Capacitive Deionization (CDI) Technology for Treating the Brackish Ground Water in Dala, Yangon, Myanmar. Journal of Appropriate Technology, Vol 4, No. 1, pp. 55-63
  • Seinn Lei Aye. 2016. Study on Composting of Sawdust by Rapid Method. Universities Research Journal, vol. 8 (1), pp. 265-274.
  • Seinn Lei Aye. 2016. Composting of Rice Straw with Effective Microorganisms (EM) and its Influence on Compost Quality. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, v XIV (1), pp. 317-331.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Bo Bo Thet, Moh Moh Myint Zaw. 2015. Solid Waste Generation and Characterization Study in West Yangon University Campus and Development of a Management Plan. Universities Research Journal, vol. 7 (1), pp. 287-300.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Kyaing Thuzar Mon, Htet Htet Naing. 2015. Study on Physical and Combustion Characteristics of Biocoal Briquettes Produced from Agro-Forest Wastes. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, v XIII (1), pp. 321-332.
  • Seinn Lei Aye. 2014. Study on Composting of Agricultural and Forest Wastes. Universities Research Journal, vol. 6 (4), pp. 339-347.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Tint Tint Khaing, Mya Thandar. Study on the Production of Vermicompost from Food Wastes and its Application in Mustard Greens (Brassica Juncea var.) Plantation.  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, vol. XI (1), pp. 469-478.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Khin Htwe Nyunt. Vermicomposting of Agricultural Wastes. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, vol. X (1), pp. 419-430.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Khin Htwe Nyunt. Life Cycle Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems for Hlaing Tharyar Township. Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, vol. IX (1), pp. 433-446.
  • Seinn Lei Aye and Nicomedes D. Briones. Ecological Solid Waste Management Planning for Yangon, Myanmar. Discovering New Roads to Development – Environmental Resource Management Connection. SEAMEO SEARCA ISSN 2012-4635: pp. 71-81.
  • Seinn Lei Aye. 2009. Life Cycle Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management Methods: Haifa Case Study. Universities Research Journal, vol. 2 (5), pp. 429-442.
  • Seinn Lei Aye, Nicomedes D. Briones. Solid Waste Generation and Characterization Studies in Yangon, Myanmar.  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, vol. V (1B), pp. 267-278.

 

Award Achieved:

  • “Best Paper Award”. 2015. 15th Research Conference of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS).
  • “Best Paper Award”. 2014. 14th Research Conference of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS).
  • “Best Paper Award”. 2012. 12th Research Conference of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS).
  • “Best Paper Paper Award”. 2012. 10th WYU (West Yangon University) Anniversary Celebration. West Yangon University.
  • “Best Poster Award”. 2008. 11th SESAM (School of Environmental Science and Management) Anniversary Celebration. University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines.
  • “Best Trainee Award (Best Cadet)”. 2007. “Special Refresher Course No. 11 for Faculty Members”. Central Institute of Civil Service (Phaung Gyi).
  • “Best Paper Award”. 2006. 6th Research Conference of Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS).