Bachelor of Science, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1986.
Assistant professor Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea, 1987-1992, associate professor Korea, 1992-1998, professor Korea, since 1998. Visiting scientist Iowa State University, Ames, 1989-1990, International Business Machines Corporation Zurich, Switzerland, 1992-1993. Visiting professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1996-1997.
Married Eunouk Lee; children: Young, Haanul.