Core EIA Team Member Details

CORE EIA TEAM MEMBER DETAILS

Prof. Dr. Myint Aung (Biodiversity)

Flora expert Dr. Myint Aung has been working in the environmental consultancy industry for many years. He is a graduate of the University of Yangon where he was awarded an MSc in Tissue Culture. Dr. Myint Aung holds a doctorate degree of Environment and Natural Science from Yokohama National University, Japan.

His environmental project experience includes Environmental Impact Assessment on Flora of Htamanthi Hydro-power and Multipurpose Dam (2006), Assessment of species diversity & floristic composition of central dry zone forest emphasized on Powintaung Reserved Forest, Sagaing Division &Shinmataung Reserved Forest, Magway Division (2008), Environmental Baseline Study, Monitoring and Phytosociological Study on the Flora of MICCL S&K Project in Monywa (2008), Geochemical, Hydrological and Geobotanical Investigation in Mingon Area, Yangon Region and Meyon Area, Mon State, Wastewater Management of the Biopharmaceutical Plant in Hlegu Township, Yangon Region, Assessment of plant species diversity and plant community structure in Ywe-ngan Township, Southern Shan State, and Forest Dynamics Research of Endemic Species in the Tanintharyi Nature Reserve (2012).

He has done the particular researches on the Effect of growth factors on growth of Dendrobium Madam Udom Sri, In vitro Propagation and In vivo Blooming of Dendrobiummoschatum Swartz, Effects of Different Media and Growth Regulators on In vitro Culture and In vivo Blooming of Rhynchostylisretusa (L.) Bl, and Physiological Study and Assessment of Bio-ethanol Productivity of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (Sweet Sorghum).

Dr. Myint Aung’s outstanding publications comprises Phytosociological study of mangrove vegetation in Byone-hmwe Island, Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar -Relationship between floristic composition and Habitat-; Mangrove Science, Japan. Vol. 3, 7-23, 04, Ecological study of mangrove vegetation in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar; ITTO, online article, 2004 (Japan), Assessment of species diversity & floristic composition of central dry zone forest emphasized on Powintaung Reserved Forest, Sagaing Division &Shinmataung Reserved Forest, Magway Division; ARC Project, Plant Species Diversity in Ywa-ngan Township, Southern Shan State; Universities Research Journal, Vol.2, 2009, Tree Species Diversity of Wet Dipterocarp Forest in the Taninthari Nature Reserved Forest, Taninthari Division; Dawei University Research Journal, Vol. II, and Forest structure, composition and diversity in Kyauk-shut area, Tanintharyi Nature Reserve (TNR); University of Yangon Research Journal Vol. 3, No.1.