Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1994.
Committee member Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Republic of Korea. Examiner Ministry for Food, Aqr., Forestry and Fisheries. Associate professor Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea, 2001—2006, professor, since 2006.
Exchange professor University Canterbury, New Zealand, 2006—2007. Editor Korean Society Environmental Biology, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Korean Journal Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Busan, 2004—2005. Editor-in-chief Journal Fish Pathology, Busan, 2007—2009.
Lance corporal Republic of Korea Army, 1981-1984, Kangwon-Do.
Married Mi-Kyeong Ko. Children: Kang Min-Hye, Kang Min-Joo.