Bachelor of Science, Cheju National University, Jeju-Do, 1978—1985. Master of Science, Graduate School, National Fisheries University Pusan, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School, National Fisheries University Pusan, 1990.
Assistant Cheju National University, 1988—1991, full time lecturer, 1991—1993, assistant professor, 1993—1997, associate professor, 1997—2002, professor, since 2002. Visiting foreign researcher University Ryukyu, Okinawa, Japan, 1997—1998. Technical committee Korea Maritime Institute, Seoul, since 2004.
Member advisory board Jeju Hi-Tech Industry Development Institute, Jeju-Do, since 2004. With Korean Army, 1980-1982.
Married Jung-Sook Hyun, January 21, 1986. Children: Jang-Ho, Chung-House.