Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 2003.
Lecturer Sangji University, Wonju, Republic of Korea, 2003. Senior researcher Dam Engineering Research Center, Korea Water Resources Corporation, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 2004—2006. Assistant professor department civil and environmental system engineering Dongguk University, Seoul, since 2006.
Member of Korean Tunnelling Association (member editorial board journal since 2006), Korean Geo-Environmental Society since 2005, Korean Geotechnical Society since 2005, (member technical committee dam and embankment since 2005).
Married Hye-In Shin, May 22, 2004. 1 child Yea-Eun.