Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, 1973. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Seoul National University, 1986.
Doctorate (honorary), State University Management, Moscow, 2003.
Researcher Advanced Defense Development, Seoul, 1976—1979. Professor Hanyang University, since 1979, chairman department electrical engineering, 1986—1988, director Advanced Institute Electrical & Electronic Engineers, 1993—1999, associate dean College Engineering, 1994—1996, head department electrical engineering, 1996—2004, director Research Institute Industrial Sciences, since 2004. Research associate University Toledo, 1984—1985.
Visiting professor Technology University Munick, Munchen, 1988—1989, Technology University Berlin, 1993, Khabarovsk State University, 1994, University Cincinnati, 1999. Vice president Hanyang Institute of Technology, Seoul, 1996—2004. Chairman, secretary, member committees various International Conference on Power Electronics meetings.
Director Dong-Seo Electric Generator Company, Seoul, 2001—2004.
Member advisory committee electrical and electronic division Ministry of Science and Technology, since 1986. Professional member electrical and electronic committee Seoul City Government, since 1989, professional member construction committee, since 1990, professional member Korean high railway construction committee, since 1991, professional member Seoul subway construction committee, since 1991, professional member urban development and construction committee, since 1992. Member advisory committee Korean Intellectual Property Office, Deajeon, since 1999.
Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Korean Institute Power Electronics (president 2000, chairman 1998), Korean Institute Electrical Engineers (secretary 1995).
Married Jeom-yee Paik, January 22, 1978. Children: Joon-seob, Jee-yun.