Bachelor of Science, Seoul (Korea) National University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983.
Assistant professor, Korea Advanced Institute Science Technology, Seoul, 1983-1987;
associate professor, Korea Advanced Institute Science Technology, Seoul, 1987-1992;
visiting scientist, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1989;
professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1992. Humboldt fellow T. U. Munich, 1994. Professor Handong U., 1995.
Section head Center for Advanced Reactor Research, Taejon, Korea, since 1991, department head, 1996. Member Korean Nuclear Safety Review Committee, Taejon, since 1986.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, Korean Nuclear Society, Korean Society Mechanical Engineers, New York Academy of Sciences, Korea Association of Creation Research (board directors).
Married Jae Hee Kim, December 22, 1979. Children: Sarah, Marie, Hannah.