Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 1984. Master of Science in Civil Structural Engineering, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Structural Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1993.
Research associate Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1993—1995. Professor Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea, since 1995. Team leader brain Korea 21 research team Pukyong National University, Busan, since 2006.
Associate chief researcher Smart Infra-Structure Technology Center, Daejon, Republic of Korea, 2003—2007. Lieutenant Korean Army, 1996-1997.
Counselor civil administration Busan City Government, since 2005, Kungnam province. President Christian professional fellowship Pukyong National University, Busan, 2006—2007. Member of Society Optical Engineers, Korean Society Computational Structure Engineers (Honorary Journal award 2007), Korean Society Ocean Engineering, American Biography Institute (member research advisory board), Korean Steel Structures Committee, American Society Civil Engineers, Korean Society Civil Engineers.
Married Jeong Kum Park, May 27, 1989. Children: Sarah Heejeong, Hannah Dajeong, Yoonchul.