• Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1998
  • B.S. and M.S., Nuclear Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 1986, 1988

Professional Experience

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2003-present
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2009-2010
  • Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York, 2001-2003
  • Assistant Director, TAMU Nuclear Science Center, College Station, Texas, 1998-2001
  • Researcher & Senior Researcher, Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety, Seoul, Korea, 1988-1995

Current Research Interest

  • Radiation Detection, Measurement, and Imaging
  • Individual Particle Tracking-based Gamma and Proton Imaging
  • Computational Human Phantoms for 4D Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Particle Therapy Medical Physics
  • Monte Carlo Dose Calculation and Radiation Shielding


  • Senior Reactor Operator License, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, USA, 1999
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor License, Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea, 1990