Bachelor of Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1980. Master of Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea, 1982. Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, 1990.
Professor Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, since 1993. Vice president Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Republic of Korea, since 2001. Head Seoul National University Industry Foundation, Republic of Korea, since 2003.
Researcher Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1982—1985, senior researcher, 1991—1993. Post doctor Alfred University, New York, 1990—1991. Presenter in field.
Member of Korean Ceramic Society (life).
Married Marie Seo; children: Su Jung, Jung Suk.