Bachelor of Science, Korea University, 1987. Master of Science, Korea University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1995.
Post doctorate, University California, 1995—1996.
Senior research scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1997—2003, principal research scientist, since 2004.
Member of Korean Chemical Society.
Married Byungjoo Kim, May 16, 1993. 1 child Changhae Andrew Kim.