Dr. Kay Thwe Hlaing

Dr. Kay Thwe Hlaing (Rector)
Yangon University Of Education
1997-2004: Tutor, Department of Geography, University of Yangon
2004-2008: Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geography, Dawei University
2010-2015: Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Yangon
2015-2016: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Bago University
2016-2018: Professor, Department of Geography, University of Yangon
2018-2022: Pro-Rector, Yangon University of Education
2021-2021: Pro-Rector, Taunggyi University
2021 to the Present: Rector, Yangon University of Education
1994: BA (Hons:) Geography, University of Yangon
1998: MA Geography, University of Yangon
2002: Diploma in Japanese, Yangon University of Foreign Languages, Department of Japanese
2004: Diploma in RS and GIS, University of Yangon
2004-2008: PhD, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Department of Natural Environmental Studies
2012- 2014: Postdoctoral, JSPS Fellow, Mie University, Graduate School and Faculty of Bioresources
Member, International Geographic Union (Hazards and Risk Commission)
Member, The Association of Japanese Geographers
Member, Japan Geoscience Union
Member, Geographical Association of Myanmar
AAG Member, National Water Resources Committee, Myanmar
Training of Trainers on Methodology, Network for Sustainable Hydropower Development for NSHD-N, Laos
Training on Sustainable hydropower development covering ground modules of DSA and SRBE, Vietnam
Training on Sustainable hydropower development for Mekhong Forum, Cambordia
Training on Sustainable Hydropower Development, Yangon Institute of Technology
Training on Second short course on Environmental Economics, EEPSEA
Training on RS and GIS, Department of Geography, University of Yangon
Training on RS and GIS, Department of GIS and Remote Sensing, Ministry of Environments and Forest Conservation
Training on Transforming Higher Education Senerio in Myanmar: Pathways to sucess the Leadership Skills
2004, Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT Scholarship)
2012, JSPS Fellow for Foreign Researcher
2012 Best Paper Award, MAAS
2012 First Prize for Research Paper in Myanmar Universities
2018 The BIZZ AMEA 2019 award (Leadership and Management)
Secretary (Research Committee), Geographical Association of Myanmar
Member, Myanmar Engineering Society
Director, Myanmar Environmental Institutes
Advisory Group Member, National Water Resources Committee
Member, International Geographic Union (Hazards and Risk Commission)
Member, The Association of Japanese Geographers
Member, Japan Geoscience Union

Develop our laboratory so that it is capable of investigating any topic in Environmental Studies.
We welcome any students who are interested in the educational environment.
International Text Book Publication

Haruyama and Kay Thwe Hlaing (2013) Morphometoric Property and Flood Equation- Lesson from the Bago River Basin, Myanmar, TERRAPUB, Tokyo, ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2

Haruyama and Kay Thwe Hlaing (2018) Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo

Research
Aung Kyaw, Khin Khin Htay, Hla Yin Nu, Aye Ko, Kyaw Khaing Win, Htay Htay Nyo, Yu Yu Maw, Kay Thwe Hlaing (2005): Spatial Variation of Socio-economic Activities and Settlement Relocation in Pandaw Model Village, Kyauktan Township, Proceeding of the First German-Myanmar Workshop in Yangon/Myanmar, 17-21 Nov.2003. Cologne:149-162pp,
Mi Mi Kyi, Kay Thwe Hlaing, Yu Yu Maw, Khin Khin Htay, Kyaw Khaing Win, (2005): Rural Field Trip to Kyauktan Township, Sustainability in Rural and Urban Environments. Proceeding of the First German-Myanmar Workshop in Yangon/Myanmar, 17-21 Nov.2003. Cologne:163-168pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Haruyama Shigeko, Maung Maung Aye (2006): Geographic View for Morphometry of the Bago River Basin Lower Myanmar, Geographical Review of Japan, Series B, ISSN: 1345-8329, 173-185pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Haruyama Shigeko, Maung Maung Aye (2006) Geographical Analysis of the Development in Kawthoung Township, Japanese Journal of Southeast Asian Studies Vol.6, No.1, 351-356pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Haruyama Shigeko, Maung Maung Aye (2007): Socio-economic Aspects of Kawthoung Township in the Southern Most Part of Myanmar, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Vietnum, Vietnamese Academic of Social Sciences, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, Vietnam.Vol. I, No.4, ISSN : 0868-2793, 62-71pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2007): Soil Conservation Priotization of Watershed Based on Erosional Soil Loss and Morphometric Analysis of Bago River Basin of Lower Myanmar using Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS, Proceeding of International Workshop on Geoecology and Environmental Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam, 183-205pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Haruyama Shigeko, Maung Maung Aye (2007): Determinations of Land cover and Potential Soil Erosion of the Bago River Basin in Lower Myanmar using GIS and Remote Sensing Data, Proceeding of General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 67-80pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama, and Maung Maung Aye (2008): Using GIS-based Distributed Soil Loss Modeling and Morphometric Analysis to Prioritize Watershed for Soil Conservation in Bago River Basin of Lower Myanmar, Frontiers of Earth and Science in China, China High Education Press and Springer. ISSN: 1673-7490 Volume 2, Issue 4, 465-478pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Haruyama Shigeko, Maung Maung Aye (2008): The effect of land use and land cover changes on surface runoff in the Bago River watershed, lower Myanmar, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 209-219pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing and Ayako Toko (2009) Yangon and Mandalay, Southeast Asia Journal of Japan, 237-246pp.
Shigeko Haruyama, Kay Thwe Hlaing (2011) Land Cover Change of the Bago River Basin in Myanmar, SLUAS Science Report 2011, 145-162pp.
Khin Khin Wai, Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama (2011) Recent Land Use Change of Hmawbi Township in Myanmar, Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia (II), Institute of Geography, Hokkaido University of Education, Asahikawa, Japan. 131-145pp.
Kay Thwe Hlaing (2011) An Assessment on Developing Hydrologic Flood Control Model of the Bago River Basin, Universities Journal of Myanmar (Best Paper Award for all Universities in Myanmar) Kay Thwe Hlaing (2011) A Preliminary Assessment on the Surface Water and Groundwater Conditions in the middle Part of the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar, Myanmar Academic Arts and Sciences, Vol.10, No.13, 197-214pp ( Best Paper Award)
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama, MaungMaung Aye (2013) The Effects of Tropical Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, Proceeding of Global Land Use and Land Cover Conference, International Geographical Union Commission on Land Use / Cover Changes in Selected Regions in the World, Volume V, Japan Asahikawa, Japan.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Aye Aye Mauk, Shigeko Haruyama (2013) Land Use Changes of Hlaingtharyar Township in Yangon City, Myanmar, International Geographical Union Commission on Land Use / Cover Changes in Selected Regions in the World, Volume V, Japan Toward Sustainable Landuse in Asia, Vol. IV, 133-147pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Mayumi Matsumoto, Maung Maung Aye and Shigeko Haruyama (2013) GIS Analysis for Tropical Cyclones and Coastal Plain in Myanmar, Coastal Geomorphology and Vulnerability of Disaster Towards Disaster Risk Reduction, TERRAPUB, Tokyo, 139-154pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2013) Water Quality in the Middle Part of the Ayeyarwady Delta: An Introduction using GIS-based Mapping and Analysis, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 821-831pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama, Sein Sein Min, Maung Maung Aye (2013) Geomorphological Assessment on the River Channel Change along the Toe River, Myanmar, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 304-321pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2013) Natural Hazards Assessment on the Tropical Cyclones Nargis in Myanmar, Proceeding of the Japanese Geoscience Union, Tokyo, GLP session in JpGU international symposium 2013, Makuhari, Chiba.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2013) The Natural Hazards of Myanmar: the Case of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, Proceeding of International Geographic Union 2013, Kyoto Regional Conference.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2013) Hydrological Assessment on the Bago River Basin using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, Proceeding of International Geographic Union 2013, Kyoto Regional Conference.
Shigeko Haruyama, Mayumi Matsumoto and Kay Thwe Hlaing (2013 Aug.6) Landform series of the lowest part of Nile delta and interpretation of all core boring, IGU-KRC2013,Kyoto, Japan
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Makiko Senda, Kunihide Miyaoka, Shigeko Haruyama and Yasuhisa Kuzuha (2014) Water environments in the southern delta of Myanmar during the rainy season, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.2, 299-309pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Environmental Restoration of the Lower Ayeyarwady River: A Case Study of Nyaungdon Borecore Area, Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia, Volume V. Kay Thwe Hlaing, Saw Yu May, Shigeko Haruyama (2014) Recent Land Cover Changes of the Inle Watershed affected by Anthropogenic Activities, Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia, Volume V. 85-99pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Preliminary Study on the Environmental Changes of the Ayeyarwady River Delta: Nyaungdon Borecore Area, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 198-217pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Geospatial Analysis for Characterization of the Ground Water Quality of the Hlaingtharyar Township, Myanmar, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 109-119pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Fluvial Environmental Changes of the Ayeyarwady Delta: Case Study for Nyaungdon Borecore Area, Proceeding of Japanese Geoscience Union Conference in Yokohama, Japan.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Geospatial Analysis for Characterization of the Ground Water Quality of the Hlaingtharyar Township, Myanmar, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329. 302-325pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama, Maung Maung Aye (2014) Fluvial Environmental Changes of the Ayeyarwady Delta near Hinthada Borecore Area, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, ISSN: 1345-8329.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Maung Maung Aye, Shigeko Haruyama (2014) A Geomorphologic and hydrologic analysis on the Ayeyarwady Drainage Basin of Myanmar, Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2 , 1-28pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko, Haruyama (2014) The Fluvial Environmental Changes of the Ayeyarwady River Delta utilizing the drilling sediment facies: Nyaungdon Point, Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, 29-49pp. ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2
Kay Thwe Hlaing and Shigeko Haruyama (2014) Geomorphology and Holocene landform processes at Pathein, Myanmar, Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, 50-69pp ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2
Kay Thwe Hlaing and Shigeko Haruyama (2014) Fluvial geomorphology and sedimentation process at Hinthada, upper Ayeyarwady River delta, Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, 70-88pp. ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Kunihide Miyaoka, Shigeko Haruyama and Yasuhisa Kuzuha (2014) Geostatistical Assessment on Water Quality Problems in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, 89-108pp. ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2
Shigeko Haruyama, Kay Thwe Hlaing, Muhammad Hamdan and So Hasegawa (2014) Holocene Sediment at Iduk III near Kom al-Diba’a archaeological site, Egypt, Proceeding of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers, Toyama University ISSN: 1345-8329.
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Aye Aye Mauk, Shigeko Haruyama (2014) Development of Land Utilizations and Water Quality for Hlaingtharyar Township in Yangon City, Myanmar, 109-29pp. Environmental change and landform process of the lower plain of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar, JSPS, Tokyo, ISBN 978-4-88704-159-2 109-129pp.
Kay Thwe Hlaing and Shigeko Haruyama (2015) Geomorphology and Holocene landform processes near the Ngawun River in the Ayeyarwady Delta, 2nd Myanmar-Japan Symposium, Pathein, Pathein, Vol 1, No.1, 122-131pp Kay Thwe Hlaing and Thida Lwin (2016) Preliminary Spatial Analysis on the Water Quality and Water Problems of Kalaw City, Journal of Bago University, Vol.6, No.1, 39-49pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama and Maung Maung Aye (2016) Fluvial Landforms and Sedimentation Process of upper Ayeyarwady River Delta, Journal of Geographical Association of Myanmar, Vol.2 No.4, 59-71pp Kay Thwe Hlaing and Thida Lwin (2017) Spatial Analysis on the Water Quality and Water Problems of Kalaw City, 3rd Myanmar-Japan Symposium, Pathein, Vol1, No.1, 122-131pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing (2017) Spatial Distribution of the Ground Water and Surface Water in the Ayeyarwady Delta: An Assessment based on Geostatistical Approaches, Proceeding Paper of the First Myanmar national Conference on Earth Sciences, 95-118pp
Aung Swe, Khin Khin Htay and Kay Thwe Hlaing (2018) Study on Morphological Changes of the Ayeyarwady River from Pyay to Hinthada, Myanmar Academic Arts and Sciences, Vol.17, No.5 Kay Thwe Hlaing, Shigeko Haruyama and Smaw Yu May (2018) Human Impacts on the Landcover Change of the Inle Watershed in Myanmar, Exploring Sustainable Land Use in Monsoon Asia, Springer Geography. Edited by Yukio Himiyama, 247-265pp
Dominik Brill, Katharina Seeger, Anna Pint, Felix Reize, Kay Thwe Hlaing, Martin Seeliger, Stephan Opitz, Khin Mi Mi Win Win, Thuzar Nyunt, Nilar Aye, Aung Aung, Kyaw Kyaw, Frauke Kraas, Helmut Brückner (2019) Modern and historical tropical cyclone and tsunami deposits at the coast of Myanmar – Implications for their identification and preservation in the geological record, Journal of Sedimentology
Khin Moe Moe Aye, Kay Thwe Hlaing and Aung Swe (2020) Water Resources in Pyinmana Township, Yangon University of Education (YUOE) Journal, Vol.10, No.2, 253-264pp
Kay Thwe Hlaing, Miyaoka Kunihide, Shigeko Haruyama and Yasihisa Kuzuha (2020) Water in the Ayeyarwady Delta: An Assessment based on Geostatistical Approaches , Yangon University of Education (YUOE) Journal,Vol.10, No.2, 265-274pp
Ther Aung , Pamela Jagger, Kay Thwe Hlaing, Khin Khin Han, Wakako Kobayashi (2022) City living but still energy poor: Household energy transitions under rapid urbanization in Myanmar, Energy Research & Social Science, Vol. 85, 102pp