Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Biology, Korea University, 1994. Master of Science in Applied Entomology, Korea University, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Korea University, Seoul, 2001.
Postdoctoral research associate Seoul National University, 2001—2003, University Toledo, 2003—2004, University Vermont, Burlington, 2005—2006. Researcher Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul, since 2006.
Member of Entomological Society of America, Korean Society Applied Entomology, Korean Society Entomology.
Married Soo Na Lim, May 17, 2003. 1 child Gar-Eun.