The Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (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’s 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

Membership Benefits

  • 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 to seek your expertise.


  • Annual Meeting & Technical Conference
  • Publication of KSEA Letters
  • National Math & Science Competition
  • Scholarships
  • 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
  • Regional technical conferences

Membership Information