Bachelor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea, 1995. Master of Arts, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 2002.
Research associate Royal Netherlands Academy, Amsterdam, 2002. Assistant professor department communications and information YeungNam University, KyeongSan-si, Republic of Korea, since 2003, associate professor department communications and information, since 2009. Director World Class University, Webometrics Institute, Yenng Nam University, 2009.
Junior researcher Korea Agency Digital Opportunity (formerly Information Culture Center Korea), Seoul, 1997—1998.
Married Joo Yeon Woo, January 4, 2004.