Doctor of Philosophy, Seoul National University, 1992.
Visiting scientist University Connecticut, Storrs, 1994—1995. Head, biomaterial research Center Korea Institute of Science & Technology, Seoul, since 2002, professor, Korea Institute of Science and Technology international Research and Development academy, since 2003. Vice president Korean Biodegradable Plastics Association, since 2007.
Visiting professor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2006—2007. Adjunct professor Korea University, Seoul, since 2006.
Fellow: Biomedical Materials (Bristol).
Married Joo Young Lee. Children: Jung Ah, Eun Ah.