Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1991.
Professor Hanyang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, since 1992. Visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1999—2000. Research associate Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1991—1992.
Manager Reliability Analysis Research Center, Seoul, 2002—2004. Member of Japanese Society Nondestructive Inspection, American Society Nondestructive Testing, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Ultrasonics, Ferroelectronics, and Frequency Control, Korean Society Mechanical Engineering (life), Korean Society Nondestructive Testing (life).
Married Hyo-Sook Hwang. Children: Jin-Ho, Hye-Jin.