Bachelor, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1984. Master, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1993.
Postdoctoral fellow Merch & Company Inc., Roway, New Jersey, 1993—1994. Professor Yonsei University, since 1994, associate dean College Engineering, 2006—2009. Director Yonsei Engineering Research Complex, since 2010.
Editorial board member J. Indiana England Chem, Seoul, 2002—2003, Korean J. Chemical England, Seoul, 2003—2007. Member director board & editorial board member Korean Carbon Society, Seoul, 2003. Member director board International Adsorption Society, since 2004, Korean Institute Chemical Engineers, Seoul, 2004—2006.
Director, project program SMB development KETEP, Seoul, since 2006. Evaluation committee member Korean Research Council Public Science & Technology, Seoul, 2006—2007, National Science & Technology Program, Seoul, 2007. Member director board Korean Society New & Renewable Energy, Seoul, since 2006.
2nd lieutenant Infantry Korean Army, 1986-1987, Yeong Chun.
Committee member National Forum on Green Growth, Seoul, since 2009, KEMCO, Seoul, 2005. Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Married Yeong Joo Park, July 12, 1988. Children: Jun Whan, Jong Whan.