Bachelor Engineering, Kon-Kuk University, Seoul, 1987. Master of Science, Kon-Kuk University, Seoul, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1996.
Research and teaching assistant University Florida, Gainesville, 1992-1996, postdoctoral associate, 1997. Postdoctoral and associate research scientist Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1997-1999. Research scientist Korea Research Institute Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tae-Jon, Republic of Korea, 1999—2001.
Professor biotechnology Catholic University Korea, since 2002, director biomaterials engineering center.
Sergeant Republic of Korea Marine Corps, 1982-1984. Member American Society for Microbiology, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association.
Married Young-Nan Kim, July 25, 1992. 1 child, Hye-Seun.