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Sat, May 21



SWRC (South-Western Regional Conference)

KSEA Southern California's Annual Research and Networking Conference

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SWRC (South-Western Regional Conference)
SWRC (South-Western Regional Conference)

Time & Location

May 21, 2022, 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM PDT

Claremont, 888 N Columbia Ave, Claremont, CA 91711, USA

About the event


The Southern California Chapter of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association is proud to host the South West Regional Conference

Date/Time: May 21st from 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Some highlights of the upcoming Conference include:

  • Opening and keynote talks
  • Professional Speaker Sessions (computer science, engineering medicine, government, and more)
  • Student research presentations               
    • Awards
    • Networking for professionals and students
  • Cost: free for all KSEA members, $20 for non-members
  • Dinner reception for speakers, volunteers, and staff

Program is available here:


8:00 am Registration / Reception

9:00 am Opening Remark SoCal Chapter President Prof. Jinsung Cho (president of KSEA-SC)

9:10 am

Welcome Messages

KSEA 50th President Dr. Brian Park  Korean Consuls, Youngwan Kim  KUSCO Director Seok-Ho Kim  KSEA 50th President Elec. Dr. Young-Kee Kim

Freeberg Forum

10:00 am

Keynote Speech

Prof. Doris Sung

10:50am  Parallel Session

  • Academic Track
  • Industry Track

11:50 pm

Group Photo

12:00 pm


3:30 pm

Parallel Session

  • Academic Track
  • Industry Track

 3:45 pm  Keynote Speech  Prof. Ran Libeskind-Hadas

4:30 pm

Award and Recognition Raffle 

5:10 pm

KSEA 50TH History Books Closing Remark

5:30 pm Dinner and social time!


Academic Track


Contents Location

10:50 am Invited Speaker 1 (Chemistry/Energy) Dr. Jennifer Cho

11:20 am Invited Speaker 2 (Architecture/Civil) Dr. Joon-Ho Choi

1:00 pm

Invited Speaker 3 (Sustainability) Dr. Youn Sim  Invited Speaker 4 (Computer Science) Dr. Jeho Park

Invited Speaker 5 (Aerospace) Aaron Choi  Invited Speaker 6 (Apparel & Merchandising) Dr. Claire Whang  Invited Speaker 7 (Water Resources) Dr. Helen Jung

Industry Track

10:50 am Industry presentation 1: NASA (JPL) Dr. Changrak Choi

11:20 am Industry presentation 2: Kia America Inc. Steve Kosowski/Kimberly Lim

1:00 pm

Industry presentation 3: NASA (JPL) Julim Lee  Industry presentation 4: CJ Foods Jamie Choi

Industry presentation 5: Hanwha Q cell Evelia Lopez and Ellen Lee  Industry presentation 6: Balfour Beatty BongYoung Yoo

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