Bachelor of Science, Korea University, 1984. Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1991.
Visiting researcher National Institute of Metals, Tokyo, 1983—1984. Principal researcher Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, since 1987. Senior researcher SSang Young Research Center, 1990—1997.
Member editorial board Korean Powder Metallury Institute, since 2002. Director technical board Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Institute, since 2004.
Married Hye-Kyeong Choi, May 28, 1989. Children: Ji-Seong, So-Jeong.