Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 1996.
Assistant manager Kia Motors, Seoul, 1987—1991. Senior researcher Korea Institute Machinery and Materials, Daejun, 1996—1999. Associate professor Pukyong National University, Busan, since 1999.
Member of Korea Society Supply Chain Management (director since 2007), Korea Society Management Science (life), Korea Society Industrial Engineering (life. Editor since 2005).
Married Junghwa Lee; children: Sujin, Janice Yoonjin.