Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1975. Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology, Taejon, 1977. Doctor of Engineering, Technology University, Braunschweig, Germany, 1983.
Assistant Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Taejon, 1977-1978, professor, since 1983. Researcher Technology University, Braunschweig, 1978-1983. Visiting professor Technology University, Braunschweig, 1989-1990, University Wollongong, Australia, 1997-1998.
Technical advisor Choongwon Machinery Company, Seoul, 1990-1992. Committee member KOPEC, Seoul, 1993-1996. Advisory member City of Seoul, since 1994.
Chairman mechanical engineering subcommittee Korea-Germany cooperative Korea Science and Engineering Foundation, Taejon, 1995-1997.
Member Korean Welding Society (editor 1991-1998, director general affairs 1999-2000, vice president since 2001), American Welding Society, Deutscher Verband fuer Schweissen und verwandte Verfahren.
Married Il-Hee Suh, February 16, 1979. Children: Byoung-Joon, Byoung-Kuk.