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 Chapter has served Korean-American scientists and engineers in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County.


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