Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Graduate School Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, Korea, 1986. Master of Science in Management Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Technology Policy Studies, SPRU, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 2001.
Principal researcher Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Daejeon, since 1986. Nuclear policy consultant Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Nuclear Energy Agency, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, since 2007. Head, task force team Korea Nuclear Society, Daejeon, 2003—2004.
Principal researcher Presidential Advisory Council of Scientific and Technology, Seoul, 2005—2006.
Member of Korea Technology Innovation Society, Korean Society Technology Management and Economics.
Married So Yeon Woo; children: Yue Jin, Jong Hoon.