Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, 1990. Master of Science, Seoul National University, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Seoul National University, 1996.
Senior researcher Agency for Defense Development, Daejon, Republic of Korea, 1996—2000. Research associate Kyungpook University, Republic of Korea, 2000—2002. Assistant professor department advanced technical fusion Konkuk University, Seoul, since 2002.
Member of Korean Society Mechanical Engineers, Korean Society for Composite Material, Korean Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences.
Married Young Sook Choi, June 6, 1969. Children: Young Joon, Yu Jin.