Bachelor of Science, Seoul National U., 1958; Master of Science, Seoul National U., 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Brown U., 1969.
Postdoctoral researcher, Brown U., Providence, 1970-1971; professor physics, Kyung Hee U., Seoul, 1971-1977; head temperature laboratory, Korea Standards Research Institute, Taejon, 1977-1979; vice-president, director, Korea Standards Research Institute, Taejon, 1979-1988; president, Korea Standards Research Institute, Taejon, 1988-1991; research fellow, Korea Standards Research Institute, Taejon, since 1991; Adjunct Professor physics, Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology, Seoul, 1974-1979, 89-. Member consultative commission on thermometry CIPM, Sevres, France, since 1989. Member Commision on SUNAMCO, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, since 1993.
Member New York Academy Sciences, American Physical Society, Korean Physical society (president since 1993, award for outstanding papers 1989), Korean Federation Science and Technology Socs. (board directors since 1993), Sigma Xi.
Married Shoon Ja Kwon, July 31, 1965. Children: Jaehyon Harold, Jawsuk Benjamin.