Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Cheju National University, Jeju, 1991. Master of Science in Chemistry, Cheju National University, Jeju, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002.
Research assistant Basic Science Institute Cheju National University, Jeju, 1993—1994. Graduate research and teaching assistant chemistry department University Tennessee, 1997—2001. Postdoctoral researcher chemical science division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2002—2004.
Senior research scientist nuclear chemistry research division Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, since 2004.
Member of Korean Nuclear Society, Korean Chemical Society, American Chemical Society.