Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States of America, 1994.
Principal researcher LG Biological, Chemical Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 1996—2003, Korea Basic Science Institute, Ochang, Republic of Korea, since 2003. Director KBSI-NHMFL Research Collaboration Center, Tallahassee, 2004—2007. Lieutenant Air Force, 1989-1996, Cheongju, Republic of Korea.
Member of Korean Human Proteome Organization (public relations secretary 2008-2009), Korean Society Mass Spectrometry (science affairs director 2008-2009).
Married Eun Young Kwack, December 21, 1996. Children: Yong Beom, Yong Hyun.