Bachelor of Science, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, 1991. Master of Science, Kyungpook National University, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Akron, 1998.
Postdoctorate Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998. Research associate LCI, Kent State University, Kent, 1998—1999. Research chemist United States Air Force Research Lab, UDRI, 1999—2003.
Assistant professor Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Republic of Korea, 2003—2008. Associate professor Ulson National Institute of Science & Technology.
Volunteer Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea (South), 2003. Member of Korean Composite Society, Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (Young Scientist Award 2004), Polymer Society of Korea, American Chemical Society, Korean Chemical Society (honorary).
Married Eun-Hee Song, January 8, 1995. Children: Janice Mihyun, Jonathan Junhyun.