Kinh is the Managing Principal, President and Director of Elcon. He joined the firm in 1980 and was made a principal/partner in 1987. He has over 35 years of project management and project engineering experience in the areas of hydroelectric power generation, high voltage substation design, rail transit traction electrification, SCADA and PLC control system design. His project experience includes managing and designing a number of rail transit projects in North and South America, numerous high voltage substations and hydro power plants in the Pacific Northwest.
Kinh is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers and a member of Eta Kappa Nu. He has also served on the Mass Transit Compatibilities Advisory Board. He has co-authored a textbook and authored/co-authored numerous papers in the areas of power system protection and controls, grounding and PLC applications. Kinh received his B.S. degrees with honors in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Portland State University (PSU). He earned his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Portland. He did his doctoral studies in electrical and computer engineering from PSU. Kinh is a licensed professional engineer in 10 states including Oregon, California and Washington.