B.S., Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Aerospace Engineering, 1992
M.S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Taejon, Korea, Aerospace Engineering, 1994
PhD, Stanford University, Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2004
Post-doctoral Associate, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2004
NSF CAREER AWARD, January 2008
One of the Nation's brightest young engineers by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2008
NASA listed one of his algorithms as a “Reportable” which is given to new technologies, invention, or innovation made during the project funded by NASA in 2006.