Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, 1984. Master of Science, Korean Advisory Institute of Science & Technology, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Korean Advisory Institute of Science & Technology, 1992.
Visiting researcher Osaka (Japan) University, 1991. Researcher Cheiljedang Company, Icheon, Korea, 1986-1995. Assistant professor Woosuk University, Cheonju, Korea, 1995-2000, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, since 2000.
Member Korean Society Biotechnology and Bioengring,, Korean Society Applied Microbiology.
Married Young Sook Jung, May 2, 1992. Children: Jong Moon, Jong Hoon.