2020 KSEA Undergraduate and KSEA-KUSCO Graduate Scholarships Announcement

Dear KSEA members,

KSEA is pleased to announce the 2020 KSEA Undergraduate and KSEA-KUSCO Graduate Scholarships program.

Multiple scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students majoring in science, medicine, engineering, or related fields will be awarded in 2020.

The scholarships recognize outstanding students of Korean heritage who are excellent in academics as well as in service to the community and have the potential to become future leaders of society.

There are two scholarship categories this year;

  1. KSEA Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in the US. (20 awards, $1,000 per each)
  2. KSEA-KUSCO Scholarships for Graduate Students in the US. (20 awards, $1,500 per each)

The scholarship online application has opened on February 5, 2020.

All application materials for the 2020 Scholarship should be received by March 31, 2020, 5:00 PM (ET)

Please visit the KSEA Scholarship website at http://scholarship.ksea.org for more details of the 2020 Scholarships program including the online application process.

Any questions not mentioned in the 2020 Scholarship website can be addressed to Scholarship Committee at scholarship@ksea.org

Thank you.

Jun-Seok Oh, President of KSEA


2019 KSEA-CHI Scholarship

The Chicagoland Chapter of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA-CHI) invites high school seniors and undergraduate students with Korean ethnic background to apply for a scholarship.

Candidate eligibility:

  • High school seniors in the Greater Chicago area school district
  • Undergraduate students attending college in the Greater Chicago area
  • Applicants must either be currently studying or intend to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering (including biomedical engineering), or mathematics (STEM)
  • Pre-med/dental students are not eligible
  • Scholarship recipients from other Korean organizations in 2019 are not eligible

The scholarship application package must include the following:

  • KSEA-CHI Scholarship application form (see attachment or visit https://chicagoland.ksea.org)
  • Transcript or records from the last two academic years (unofficial copies issued to the student are acceptable)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (a copy of original scores)
  • Essay in English (∼400 words): Any title may be chosen. The topic must be related to the applicant’s unique experience or goals as they relate to
    his/her chosen field of study in STEM
  • Reference letter: One (1) letter of recommendation from someone (e.g., science teacher, supervisor, academic adviser, research advisor, etc.) who
    can speak positively about the applicant

The complete application package must be submitted by November 17th, 2019, via email. The reference letter must be sent directly from referee to the scholarship
committee via email to: chiksea.scholarship@gmail.com Selected applicants will be notified by November 27th, 2019. The scholarships will be awarded at the Year-End Meeting of KSEA-CHI on December 8th, 2019.

Awardees are required to attend the ceremony.

For more information, please visit https://chicagoland.ksea.org

KSEA-CHI Selection Chair Prof. Seok Hoon Hong
KSEA-CHI President Prof. Dong-Hyun Kim
KSEA-CHI Scholarship Chair Prof. Taeok Bae

2019 Scholarship Call (Eng)
2019 Scholarship Call (Kor)
Application – MS Word
Application – PDF


[Job Opportunity] 원익IPS 글로벌 전문인재 채용공고


저희 HRCap (에이치알캡) 은  글로벌 반도체장비 기업인 “원익IPS” 해외  리쿠르팅 에이전트로서 공식 선정되어 반도체분야  글로벌 전문인재 채용 및 공고를 수행하고 있습니다.

아래 내용을 보시고 지원관심있는 분들은 applywonikips@hrcap.com 으로 이력서를 보내주시면 검토후에 직무기술내용과 모집요강 관련해서 설명 드리도록 하겠습니다.


  1. 채용분야 : 공고내용 참조   
  1. 지원서 접수기간 :   2019. 8.1 ~ 2019.9.30
  1. 지원 방법 :       

–           이력서 제출: applywonikips@hrcap.com

–           이력서검토후 후보자에게 상세한 직무 및 기업설명

  1. 연락처

Solomon Chun (Operations Manager)

Email : applywonikips@hrcap.com

USA # : 201-567-1500 Ext 213



삼양그룹 우수 연구인력 채용간담회 안내

삼양그룹에서 우수 연구인력 채용간담회를 진행합니다!


화학, 정보전자소재, 식품, 의약바이오 관련 전공 석/박사 학위 취득(예정)자 및 Post-Doc 분들을 모시고,

간단한 다과와 함께 연구분야 등에 대한 이야기 등을 나누는 간담회형태로 진행하고자 합니다.

(삼양그룹 연구소 연구분야 소개 및 회사 소개 포함)


저희의 참석인원은 각 연구소장 및 CTO로 예정되어 있습니다.

관심 있는 분들의 많은 참가신청 및 참여 부탁드립니다.

(타학교 학생분들도 참석 가능하오니, 소개 및 함께 참가 부탁드립니다)


또한, 저희 그룹 연구소의 경우 전문연구요원 제도를 운영하고 있으니

해당 분야의 전문연구요원에 관심이 있으신 분들도 많은 참여 부탁 드립니다.

아래 안내를 확인해주시고, 관심있으신 분들께서는 참가신청을 작성해주시기 바랍니다.




*** *** 간담회 안내 *** ***

  1. 일정 및 장소
일  정 장  소
8월 7일(수)


Northwestern University

A110, Tech Institute

2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208

8월 8일(목)


Purdue University

ME 1006

585 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907

8월 9일(금)


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

커리어센터 컨퍼런스룸

715 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL 61820

  1. 대상자: 연구분야에 관심이 있는 석/박사 학위 소지(예정)자, Post-Doc
  1. 연구분야 및 관련 전공
구  분 연구 분야 관련 전공
화학 경량화 소재, 자동차용 Comp’d, EP Comp’d,

고기능성 PC 및 PET 합성, Isosorbide 등

화학, 화학공학, 고분자공학, 신소재공학,

재료공학, 바이오화학 등

정보전자소재 디스플레이용 소재, 감광소재,

Specialty Chemical 등

화학, 화학공학, 고분자공학, 신소재공학,

재료공학 등

식품 기능성 식품소재(효소/균주, 기능성당류 등), 전분 등 분자생물학, 생명공학, 화학공학, 식품공학,

생물공학, 전분화학 등

의약바이오 의료기기(생분해성 고분자), 항암제 등 화학공학, 생명공학, 고분자공학, 의용공학,

약학, 약제학, 생물학, 생화학, 미생물학 등

  1. 참가신청 방법: 하단 URL 접속 및 설문 작성(기한: 8/2까지)


* 신청 완료 및 시간 장소 확정시 안내메일 송부 예정

  1. 문의사항 및 연락처: 삼양홀딩스 HRM팀 신승재 차장 seongje.shin@samyang.com /+82-2-740-7155
  1. 비 고

– 본 행사는 장소 제한으로 인해, 사전신청자를 대상으로만 진행할 예정입니다.

– 참가하시는 분들에게는 소정의 기념품을 증정할 예정입니다.

– 간담회 종료 후 석식을 제공할 예정입니다.(희망자)

– 타 대학교에서 오시는 경우, 소정의 교통비를 지급해드릴 예정입니다.

※ 삼양그룹 홈페이지

– 공식 홈페이지: http://www.samyang.com/

– 블로그: http://www.saysamyang.com/

– 페이스북: https://www.facebook.com/saysamyang/


UKC 2019-Volunteers

Join us as a volunteer in UKC 2019 Chicago (Aug 14-17, 2019)

UKC website: https://ukc.ksea.org/ukc2019/

When: Aug 14-17, 2019

Where: Hyatt Regency O’hare Chicago

Location: 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue Rosemont, Illinois, United States, 60018

Opportunity for joining in plenary, scientific sessions, networking and recruiting events without registration fee.

Please register here with your contact information and available dates.


Scientist-Direct Hire-San Diego

Scientist-Direct Hire-San Diego


A major responsibility for the scientist will include design and implementation of in vivo efficacy studies to test novel small molecule drug candidates in pre-clinical rodent models for targeted therapies in oncology and inflammation. Experience in execution of one or more ex vivo analytical techniques (qRT-PCR, IHC, flow cytometry) is highly desirable as is a background in cell and molecular biology. Additional responsibilities include design and interpretation of pharmacodynamic studies to evaluate in vivo target engagement and non-GLP toxicological studies to assess safety.


Essential Functions

  • Participate vigorously in matrixed project responsibilities for drug discovery at multiple targets.
  • Design, conduct, and interpret in vivo efficacy studies in cancer and immunology.
  • Train and/or supervise research associates in all required animal research procedures including surgery, tumor cell inoculation, dosing (oral, IV, IP), and tissue collection.
  • Support, design and execute in vitro pharmacological assays relevant to drug discovery.
  • Analyze and interpret experimental data and present findings to colleagues on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in design and reporting of research programs through literature review, data summaries, and interaction with partners and collaborators.
  • Implement new in vivo techniques, write animal use protocols and contribute to grant applications.


A Ph.D. or M.S. degree in a relevant field with at least 3-5 years’ experience in cancer biology or immunology, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry. You must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work independently.


JJ Yarlott
BioPhase Solutions Inc.
(858) 552-2000 ext. 234(858) 283-8426-Direct Line


Connect with me on Linkedin!

UKC 2019 – Call for Papers

KSEA members and Previous UKC participants,

The 32nd annual US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (UKC 2019) is jointly organized by the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) and the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST). It draws over 1,000 scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, government officials, corporate executives, and policy-makers. This year’s conference, UKC 2019, will be held on August 14 – 17, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont near Chicago O’Hare Airport. Building on the strength of having numerous national laboratories, government agencies, universities and industries near the venue, UKC 2019 provides valuable opportunities for cooperation between the US and Korea.

The UKC 2019 theme “Smart Science, Engineering, and Health for Livable Communities” focuses on UKC’s special multi-disciplinary nature. UKC 2019 provides an environment where convergence and innovation can be shared through interdisciplinary integrations. The program covers broad areas of science and technology, including but not limited to basic science, applied science, engineering, technology, entrepreneurship, and science policy.


On behalf of the UKC 2019 Program Committee and organizing/sponsoring organizations, we invite you to submit the one-page extended abstract, which describes significant research findings, R&D trends, and future prospects of sciences and technologies in the technical groups listed below:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics, Geology, Meteorology, Statistics
  4. Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biomedical Engineering, Genetic Engineering
  5. Agriculture, Ecology, Food, Nutrition
  6. Medical Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Veterinary Medicine, Physical Education
  7. Chemical Engineering, Textile Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Applied Chemistry
  8. Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture
  9. Materials Science, Metallurgy, Mining Engineering
  10. Civil Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Engineering
  11. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering
  12. Computer Science, Systems Engineering
  13. Industrial Engineering and Management Science

During a submission process, you must select a technical group (A through M) where your extended abstract will be considered for a podium presentation or a poster. All extended abstracts are required to be written in English. The extended abstracts submitted will be reviewed and selected by each Technical Program Committee. All extended abstracts accepted for UKC 2019 will be published in an electronic version of the proceedings/program booklet.

Young Generation and Professional Forums

For professionals and Young Generation members of KSEA, UKC 2019 provides the following non-technical avenues of participation through the Young Generation Forum and the Professional Forum (also known as YG/PF):

  • Lightning Talk – 5-min presentation (followed by 1-2 min of Q&A) on a career development or leadership topic
  • Poster – present at the Poster Session about a career development or leadership topic

Submission of Extended Abstract and Application for Financial Support

All one-page extended abstracts must be submitted through the online system at http://ukc.ksea.org/ukc2019/. Online submission website will be available starting February 21, 2019. The one-page extended abstract template can be obtained from http://ukc.ksea.org/ukc2019/. Please note that there is a separate application process (via UKC website) for YG/PF participants.

Should you have any questions, please send your inquiry to 2019ukc@gmail.com.

Important Dates

Early extended abstract* submission deadline:      April 15, 2019 (for registration discount)

Early YG/PF* application deadline:                         April 15, 2019 (for registration discount)

Lodging grant application deadline:                      April 15, 2019 (students and early career professionals only)

Notification of early submission acceptance:         April 30, 2019

Extended abstract submission deadline:                April 30, 2019 (no extension will be granted)

YG/PF application deadline:                                   April 30, 2019 (no extension will be granted)

Final notification of acceptance:                            May 15, 2019

Online registration begins:                                    May 15, 2019

Early registration** deadline:                                 May 31, 2019

Online registration closure:                                   June 30, 2019

* Qualified for lodging grant application (valid only for students and early career professional)

** Qualified for discount on registration



Jun-Seok Oh, Conference Chair / KSEA President-Elect

Myung-Ja Kim, Conference Co-Chair / KOFST President