Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, 2000.
Research scientist Center for Engineered Polymer Interface State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 2000—2002. Professor Gwangju (Republic of Korea) Institute of Science and Technology, since 2002. Visiting scientist National Institute Standars and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 2000—2002.
Member of Materials Research Society (correspondent), American Physical Society (life).
Married Eunjoo Christine Lee, January 7, 1998. 1 child Christopher Joonsik.