Doctor of Philosophy, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2005.
Research scientist Korea Food Research Institute, Seongnam, 2000—2005. Visiting scientist Institute Food Research, Norwich, England, 2005—2006. Professor Chungju National University, Jeungpyeong, Republic of Korea, since 2006.
Member Korean Society Microbiology & Biotechnology, Seoul, since 2000, Korean Society Food Science & Technology, Seoul, since 2004, Society General Microbiology, Reading, 2006, Korean Society Food Science & Nutrition, Busan, since 2008. With ROKAF Education & Training Command, 1992-1994, Jinju.
Married Hye-Jean Lee, January 7, 2001. Children: Whi-Gone, Whi-Chan.