Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, 1981. Master of Science, Seoul National University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1991.
Teaching assistant State University of New York, Buffalo, 1988-1990. Postdoctoral fellow Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1991-1993. Assistant professor Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, 1993-1997, associate professor, since 1997.
Member Pharmaceutical Society Korea, Korean Chemical Society.
Married Jungsook Cho, July 24, 1983. Children: Jaejoong and P. Jaeyong.