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Kinh D. Pham

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Kinh D. Pham, PE,

Managing Principal, Chairman & President

Kinh D. Pham is the Managing Principal, Chairman & President of Elcon. He joined the firm in 1980 and was made a principal/partner in 1987. Kinh D. Pham has over 35 years of experience in all areas of consulting firm administration and engineering. His project management and project engineering experiences are  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 Americas, 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 traction power system protection and controls, grounding and PLC applications.

Kinh enjoys traveling with his wife and visiting their two grown children in New York, NY and Westwood, CA.

Licensed professional engineer (electrical): OR, WA, CA, AZ, CO, CT, FL, MA, NC, RI, and TX


  • BS, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics (Honors), Portland State University
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Portland
  • Doctoral Studies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Portland State University