Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1997. Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, 1983.
Research scientist Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1986—1989. Research professor Pohang (Republic of Korea) University of Science and Technology, 2000—2001. Professor Daejeon (Republic of Korea) University, since 2002.
Referee Korea Research Fund, Seoul, 2002—2003. Grant peer reviewer Korea Science and Engineering Foundation, Daejon, since 2003.
Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Neuroscience.
Married Hye-Jung Bae, December 25, 2002. 1 child Eui.