Bachelor of Science, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, South Korea, 1983. Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Chonbuk National University, 1995.
Principal researcher Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, since 1985. Engineer Combustion Engineering, Windsor, Connecticut, 1987—1989.
Member of Korea Society for Noise and Vibration Engineering (editorial board).
Married Kwi-Ja Kim, September 16, 1960. Children: Dale Seung-Hwarn, Seung-Yong.