|Dr Moe Moe Aung is a lecturer at Kalay University and has a particular interest in the taxonomy of Myanmar/SE Asian bats
Dr Moe Moe Aung with other bat researchers from Thailand, Cambodia and Nepal during as study visit to the Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Dr Moe Moe Aung with colleagues recording bat echolocation during field work in Mandalay Division, Myanmar
Dr Moe Moe Aung
Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Kalay University, Myanmar
Department of Zoology
2001-2006: Ph.D. University of Mandalay, Myanmar. Title of PhD thesis: Autecology of Indian Flying Fox , Pteropus giganteus Brunnich, 1782 within Shwe Sedi Pagoda Precinct, Hpayar Pyan Village, Wetlet Township, Sagaing
1995-1997: M.Sc. University of Mandalay, Myanmar. Title of M.Sc. thesis:Relationship between fecundity and fertility in mouth brooding river catfish,Tachysurus jatius
1984-1991: B.Sc. University of Mandalay, Myanmar
- Taxonomy, ecology, and biology of Myanmar/Southeast Asian mammals, especially bats, birds and fish.
Current and Recent Research Activities:
2010-on-going: taxonomy, echolocation, distribution, and ecology of Upper Myanmar bats
2011-on-going: developing a research collection of Upper Myanmar bats in association with Dr Tigga Kingston and Matthew Struebig
2003-2004: taxonomy and distribution of moths in Shan State
2001-2010: ecology of fruit bats in Upper Myanmar
List of publications and presentations:
Moe Moe Aung et al., A review of Hipposideros lankadiva Kelaart, 1850(Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) with the description of a new subspecies from Myanmar. Submitted.
Struebig, M.J., S.J. Rossitor, P.J.J. Bates, T. Kingston, Sai Sein Lin Oo, Aye Aye Nwe, Moe Moe Aung, Sein Sein Win, and Khin Mya Mya. 2005. Results of a recent survey in Upper Myanmar including new records from the Kachin forests. Acta Chiropterologica, 7(1): 147-163. [PDF available].
Moe Moe Aung. 2006. Autecology of Indian Flying Fox , Pteropus giganteus Brunnich, 1782 within Shwe Sedi Pagoda Precinct, Hpayar Pyan Village, Wetlet Township, Sagaing
Division. PhD thesis. Available from LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2013 (via Amazon.com).
Scholarship and Grants
2005-2006 BCI (Bat Conservation International) - $2500 scholarship towards fruit bat research
International/National Workshops and Training:
2010 (October-November): Intensive training in bat taxonomy at the Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.
2010: Workshop on ‘Bird research and conservation in SE Asia’. 21-22 October, 2010. Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand.
2010 (February): International training in bat and bird research and field work techniques at the University of Mandalay and in the National Kandawgyi Gardens, Pwin Oo Lwin
2009 (February): International training in bat research at the University of Mandalay
2003: Training in field techniques for bat research in conjunction with Dr Tigga Kingston, USA
2002: International workshop on bat research at the University of Yangon.