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educator , mechanical engineer

Hoat Khang Dinh, Vietnamese mechanical engineer, educator. Achievements include Educating others about the history and culture of Vietnam. Recipient Acknowledgment of Service award, Deputy Ombudsman Jim MacDonald, 1976, Mayor Neil Goldschmidt, 1976, United States Senator Mark O. Hatfield, 1987.


Dinh, Hoat Khang was born on December 6, 1936 in Khuong Giang, Ninh Binh, Vietnam. Son of Phien Duy Dinh and Ty Thi Pham.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Vien Han Hoc, Hue, Vietnam, 1962. Certified of Oriental Philosophy, University Saigon, Vietnam, 1966. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1971.


Teacher Gio Linh High School, Quang Tri, Vietnam, 1961—1963. Political science instructor National Training Center, Vietnam, 1963—1967. Instructor Bureau of Educational Affairs, Vietnam, 1971—1973.

Mechanical engineer United States Embassy/Defense Attache Office/Air Force Division, Vietnam, 1973—1974, Tektronix, Beaverton, Oregon, 1978—1990. English as Second Language educational assistant Portland Public Schools, since 1997. Vietnamese consultant Lutheran Family Services, Portland, Oregon, 1975—1976.

Editor in chief Dan Y Magazine, Portland, Oregon, 1995—1997. Co-founder Vietnamese-Americans for Education in Oregon, Portland, since 2000.


  • Achievements include Educating others about the history and culture of Vietnam.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Viet Su Truong Ca (The History of Vietnam in Poems), Tinh Hoa Su Viet (The Essence of Vietnam's History), Con Duong Cach Mang Viet (The Road of Revolution for Vietnam).


Co-founder Viet Unification League, Portland, Oregon, 1975, United Vietnamese Council, Portland, 1978. Coordinator Vietnamese Community Association of Oregon, 1998.


Married Thanh-Hoai Voqui Dinh, May 7, 1977. 1 child Thanh-Ha Khang.

Phien Duy Dinh

Ty Thi Pham

Thanh-Hoai Voqui Dinh

Thanh-Ha Khang Dinh