He graduated “Master of Science degree in Mathematics” from Yangon University in 1992 and “Dr. rer. Nat.” degree from Technical University of Berlin, Germany in 1998.
In 1986, he worked as a tutor at Mathematics Department of Yangon University. He was promoted up to
the Professor and Pro-rector at Dagon University in 2009 and Pro-rector at Monywa University in 2010.
After that, he was appointed as Deputy Director-General for Higher Education (Lower Myanmar) in 2011,
acting Director-General for No. (1) Basic Education Department in 2012, Director-General for
Department of Myanmar Education Research Bureau in 2012. In 2015, he worked as the Rector of
Western Yangon University. In April 2016, He was appointed as the Union Minister for Education.