Bachelor of Engineering, Han Yang University, Seoul, Korea, 1974. Master of Engineering, Han Yang University, Seoul, Korea, 1976. Microsoft Security Essentials, University Michigan, 1979.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1983.
Process engineer, Korea Steel Chemical Company, Seoul, 1976-1978; researcher, Rijks U., Gent, Belgium, 1983-1985; professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1985-1986; professor, Pohang U. Science and Technology, since 1987; director School Engineering, Pohang U. Science and Technology, since 1996. Visiting scientist Norton CPPC, Stow, Ohio, 1993. Consultant Detroit Edison, 1985-1986.
Member Korean Institute Chemical Engineers (editor, general secretary 1994-1996, general secretary division catalysis and reaction engineering since 1996), AIChemE, North America Catalysis Society.
Married Young-Hee Kim, July 23, 1976. Children: Christine, Nancy, Brian.