Bachelor, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, 1979—1983. Master, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejon, 1983—1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejon, 1990—1995.
Senior researcher Korea Institute Energy Research, Daejon, 1985—1996. Post doctoral researcher University California, Berkeley, 2000—2001. Professor Gwangju University, since 1996.
Member energy technical development committee Korea Energy Management Corporation, Seoul, 1997—1998. Member local construction technical evaluation committee Gwangju City, 2001—2003. Member technical evaluation advisory board Korea Technology Credit Guarantee Fund, Seoul, since 2002.
Committee member industrial policy development Gwangju City, 2004. Editorial board, division catalysis and reaction engineering Korean Institute Chemical Engineers, Seoul, since 2005.
Member of Korean Society Environmental Engineers, Korean Institute Chemical Engineers.
Married Sung-Hee Roh, March 5, 1988. Children: Min-Joo, Sun-Joo, Seung-Yeop.