Bachelor of Science in Physics, Sogang University, Seoul, 1981. Master of Science in Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science/Tec., Taejon, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science/Tec., Taejon, 1987.
Assistant professor Pohang University of Science/Technology, Pohang, Republic of Korea, 1987-1989, Inje University, Gimhae, Republic of Korea, 1989-1991, associate professor Republic of Korea, 1992-1999, professor Republic of Korea, since 1999.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Korean Physical Society, American Physical Society.
Married Jung Myung Bae, April 10, 1985. Children: Sung Min, Ji Hyun.