Bachelor of Science, SungKyunKwan University University, Seoul, 1990. Master of Science, SungKyunKwan University University, Seoul, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, SungKyunKwan University University, Seoul, 2000.
Researcher Poongsan Metals Company Ltd., Pohang, Republic of Korea, 1992—1994. Project manager HanSung Metal Company Ltd., Ansan, Republic of Korea, 1994—1997. Research professor SungKyunKwan University University, Seoul, 2000—2002.
Professor Chungju (Republic of Korea) National University, since 2002. Sergeant Republic of Korea Army, 1984-1986.
Deacon Sinaejaeil Methodist Church, Seoul, 1994. Member of Korean Hydrogen & New Energy Society, Korean Institute Metals and Materials (associate), Materials Research Society Korea (associate), Japan Institute of Metals (associate), American Society Metals International (associate).
Married Han Guem-Hee, October 24, 1992. Children: Hong Sug-June, Hong Sug-Wone.