Suhyeon was born in Ansan, South Korea. She gained her first experience in organic chemistry as a high school researcher at Korea Science Academy (KSA) in Busan, South Korea. Having a passion for chemistry, she completed her undergraduate studies at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), where she worked on Ru-Catalyzed Deoxygenative Regioselective C8–H Arylation of Quinoline N-Oxides under the supervision of Prof. Chang. Upon graduating in August 2019, she began her graduate studies in Prof. Chang group at KAIST. Now her interest is focused on topic "The Selective Nitrene Transfer for Lactam Synthesis via Control of Mechanistic Pathways by Ligand Modulations."