Bachelor of Science in Physics with honors, Hanoi National University, Vietnam, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics magna cum laude, Humboldt University Berlin, 1980.
Lecturer Hanoi University of Technology, 1964—1977. Professor Vietnamese Academy of Sciences and Technology, since 1982. Director Center Theoretical Physics, Hanoi, 1997—2001.
Senior associate member Abdus Salam International Center Theoret. Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1998—2003. Guest professor Osaka University, Japan, 2000—2002.
Member of Physical Society Vietnam.
Married Tran Thi Kim Quy, February 1, 1970. Children: Doan Minh Quan, Doan Minh Quoc.