Dr. Thaung Htike

Pro Rector

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Educational Background

• Doctor of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 2008
• Master of Informatics, Okayama University of Science, Japan, 2005
• MSc, University of Mandalay, Myanmar, 2000
• BSc (Honours), University of Mandalay Myanmar, 1996

Work Experience

• Pro-Rector, University of Yangon, June 2018 to date
• Professor, Department of Geology, Meiktila University 2016-2018
• Associate Professor, Department of Geology, University of Mandalay 2015-2016
• Lecturer, Department of Geology, Shwebo University 2011-2015
• Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geology, Shwebo University 2006-2011
• Demonstrator, Department of Geology, Shwebo University 2000-2006
• Demonstrator, Department of Geology, University of Mandalay 1998-2000

Current Research
Paleontological analysis on Neogene mammal of Myanmar

More than 50 publications of local and international papers. The latest one is “Review of the investigation of primate fossils in Myanmar”, Geological Society Memoir, No. 48, Geology Society, London, 2018.


    1. Thaung Htike (2008)”New Materials of Tetraconodon malensis (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Suidae) from the Middle Miocene of Central Myanmar”,Universities Research Journal (URJ). Vol. 1, No. 2, ( View & Download PDF )
    2. Thaung Htike (2009)”The first discovery of Parachleuastochoerus (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Suidae) from the Late Miocene of Myanmar”, Shwebo Degree College Research Journal. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 109-119 ( View & Download PDF )
    3. Thaung Htike (2010)”Mammalian Fauna from the Neogene Sediments of Myanmar”, Universities Research Journal (URJ), Vol. 3,No.2. pp. 45-58.( View & Download PDF )
    4. Thaung Htike (2010)”Sivachoerus (Artiodactyla, Suidae, Tetraconodontinae) from the Pliocene of Myanmar”, Universities Research Journal (URJ), Vol.3, No. 2, pp. 256- 267. ( View & Download PDF )
    5. Thaung Htike (2012)”Review on the taxonomic status of Hexaprotodon iravaticus (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Hippopotamidae) from the Neogene of Myanmar” Shwebo University Research Journal, voI.3. No.1, pp. 94-110. ( View & Download PDF )
    6. Thaung Htike and Nwe Nwe San (2014)”New discovery of anthracotheres (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the Middle Miocene of Sagaing Region, Upper Myanmar”, Shwebo University Research Journal. Vol. 5, No.I, pp. 89-96. ( View & Download PDF )
    7. Thaung Htike, Zin Maung Maung Thein and Maung Maung (2014) “Fossil Rhinoceroses of Myanmar”, Journal of Myanmar Academy Arts & Science,vol. 12,no.6, pp. 99-112. ( View & Download PDF )
    8. Thaung Htike (2015)”Paleoecological Evolution of the Fossil Suidae (Mammalia. Artioductyla) in Neogene of Central Myanmar”, Mandalay University Research Journal, vol.6, pp.147-148.( View & Download PDF )
    9. Thaung Htike and Masanaru Takai (2015)”Reevaluation of The Phylogeny and Taxonomy of The Asian Fossil Hippopotamuses”, Universities Research Journal (URJ), vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 171-197. ( View & Download PDF )