Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1984. Master of Science, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1993.
Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1993—1996. Professor Department Chemistry, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Republic of Korea, since 1996. Senior researcher Samsung SDI, Suwon, Republic of Korea, 1996.
Research fellow University Texas Austin, 2003—2005. Soldier army, 1986-1988, Sokcho, Republic of Korea.
Member of Koren Chemical Society.
Married Hyosul Shin; children: Hwan, Eun.