KSEA was established in 1971 as a non-profit professional organization and has grown to over 5000 registered members with 67 local Chapters (including four Branches) and 14 technical groups across the United States.  As one of the largest local chapters, Southern California (SC) Chapter has served Korean-American scientists and engineers in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Ventura County.


KSEA’s vision is to become a premier professional organization which fosters international cooperation between the U.S. and Korea, cares for its members, and serves the community.


Our mission is to:

  • Foster scientific, technical and entrepreneurial cooperation between the U.S. and Korea.
  • Provide opportunities for member’s career development
  • Promote community development through science, technology, entrepreneurship, and leadership.