The 30th KSEA Northeast Regional Conference


Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite all of you to the annual KSEA Northeast Regional Conference (NRC), which will be held hybrid on April 2-3, 2021. This year’s meeting will be the 30th NRC, jointly organized by the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) New York Metropolitan, New Jersey, and Philadelphia Chapters. The NRC 2021 collaborates with KSEA affiliated professional societies (APS) including NYKB, KITEE, PKSA and KWiSE.

The NRC 2021 will rally around the theme “Insight into the Next 30 Years with Science and Technology”. This theme simultaneously champions the future of Bio and Healthcare, Smart Science & Engineering, D.N.A. (Data, Network, and A.I.), Entrepreneurship, and Young Generation, as well as the social elements of global impact, community, and diversity. The objective of the conference is to provide open forums where scientists and engineers in major areas present their research findings and share ideas.

Keynote speakers:

  • “Creativity & Technology: Our Transdisciplinary Future”
    by Youngmoo Kim, D., Professor and Director of ExCITe Center, Drexel University
  • “How to Innovate When Everything Feels Uncertain
    by Monica Kang, CEO of InnovatorsBox
  • “Bacteria-powered Batteries
    by Seokheun Choi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering,
    State University of New York, Binghamton
  • “Cross-modal Plasticity of Cortical Circuits
    by Hey-Kyoung Lee, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University

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Schedule at a Glance




We look forward to seeing you (virtually) on April 2nd 6:00PM EST.



Albert Kim, NRC 2021 Chair
Eunju Im, NRC 2021 Chair
Kooksang Moon, NRC 2021 Program Chair