Seongho was born and raised in Jeju, South Korea.
He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2017. Since the spring of 2017, he has been a Ph.D. candidate of Professor Sukbok Chang's group.
His research interests are on the mechanistic understanding and the development of transition metal-catalyzed oxidative couplings. He is also interested in application of electrolysis in catalysis.