Bachelor in Engineering, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1981. Master in Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1983. Doctor in Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1990.
Technology engineer Daewoo Heavy Industry, Incheon-si, Republic of Korea, 1983—1986. Research associate Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Kasuga-si, Japan, 1990—1995. Academy visitor, mechanical engineering Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, 1993—1994.
Professor mechanical engineering Hanyang University, Ansan-si, Republic of Korea, since 1995. Director Researcher Institute Engineering & Technology, since 2007.
Fellow: Korean Society for Non-destructive Testing (associate. Editorial committee 1997—2002), Korean Society Mechanical Engineers (associate. Operational committee 1995—2002), Korean Society for Composite Materials (associate.
Editorial associate director 1999—2002).
Married Chong Sang Ryu. Children: A Lim, Jee Won.