About us

Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)
KSEA New York Metropolitan Chapter

KSEA was established in 1971 as a non-profit professional organization and has grown to over 6,000 registered members with 70 local chapters (including four Branches) and 13 technical groups across the United States

The organization objectives are to

Promote the application of science and technology for the general welfare of society

Foster international cooperation especially between the U.S. and Korea

Help Korean-American Scientists and Engineers develop their full career potential


To provide, in the areas of science, technology and entrepreneurship, opportunities for:

International Cooperation

Career Development

Community Service


Leadership development through committee activities and conference organization

You may participate in any of 14 Technical Groups and 10 Standing Committees. You may organize technical sessions at the annual U.S.-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (UKC) or organize a regional or local conference of your own.

Development of broad professional foundation

KSEA is unique in that its members come from all fields of science and engineering. The UKC offers an excellent opportunity to collaborate with other professionals who work in different fields.

Networking with other Korean-American scientists and engineers

Join the Technical Groups and Committees, or come to the annual conference, UKC.

You may use KSEA Office while in DC

If you need a temporary office while in DC, you may come to the KSEA Headquarters office. Nominal charges may apply for office support or supplies.

Participation in technical evaluation and consulting

KSEA will contact you when your expertise is sought after.


Annual Meeting & Technical Conference

Publication of KSEA Letters

National Math & Science Competition

Publication of KSEA Letters

National Math & Science Competition


Young Generation programs

Exchange Programs

Job Referrals

Career Development Programs

Sponsored Projects

Technical Evaluation and Consulting

Topical Symposia/Workshops

Library Service

Database Development

Sponsorship of Conferences

Awards and Honors

Science & Technology Programs for General Public

Web and e-Mail Services

Global Training Program

R&D Demand Projects

Young Investigator Grants


Regional technical conferences

Young generation programs



$35 for Regular Members

$15 for Graduate Students

Free for Undergraduate Students

$35 for International Members

Free for KSEA Honorary and Distinguished Service Members