Application deadline: March 15, 2016

Please see attached detailed information on the award.

Nomination deadline: March 15, 2016

Please see attached detailed information on the award.

Application deadline: Sept 1, 2015

Award Purpose/Scope: Intended to recognize mid-career Korean and Korean-American scientists and engineers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge in the general field of chemical engineering.

Over the years, Prof. James M. Lee played a seminal role in chemical engineering, and nearly every practitioner in this field was associated with him, directly or indirectly. His example, counsel, and advice...

Nomination deadline: Sept 1, 2015

Award Purpose/Scope: Intended to recognize Korean and Korean-American scientists and engineers who, while early in their research careers, show exceptional potential for leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge in the general field of chemical engineering.

Recipient Qualifications: Individual award will be made to a principal investigator of Korean descent affiliated with a U.S. institution of higher education, national laboratory,...

Dear KIChE US Chapter Members/Friends/Sponsors,

It is with great pleasure to announce that the KIChE US Chapter Forum will be held at 3:15 - 5:45 PM (Marquis Ballroom D, Marriott Marquis Atlanta) and the Reception at 7:00 - 9:30 PM (Marriott Room A703, Marriott Marquis Atlanta) on Wednesday November 19 , 2014. Forum details can be found at We look forward to seeing you all. And please help spread the invitation. Thank yo...

KIChE US Chapter Open Forum at the AIChE 2014 Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA) will be held at 3:15 - 6:45 PM on Wednesday November 19, 2014. Session details can be found at We hope to see you all there!

KIChE-US Chapter Forum was held at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Dong Woog Lee (UC Santa Barbara) received the Doh Won Suk Award.

Prof. Yong L. Joo (Cornell) received the Service Award.

Prof. Hyunmin Yi (Tufts) received the KIChE President Award.

Dr. Young-Keun Lee (SK Innovation) was acknowledged for their continued sponsorship of the chapter.

Congratulations to all the award winners!!

Prof. Jay Lee (KAIST) receives the 2013 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of computing and systems technology to chemical engineering.

Prof. Daeyeon Lee (University of Pennsylvania) receives the 2013 AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Young Investigator Award. This award recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology by engineers or scientists in the ear...

Schedule for the KIChE-US Chapter Forum at the 2013 AiChE Meeting is available at:

See you all there!!

Due to a large increase in the number of automated tools to create fake accounts and attempts to post spams on our website, I have closed the "Become a New Member" menu. If you would like to become a new member of the website and open a new account, please email me (daeyeon "at" seas "dot" upenn "dot" edu). Thank you for your cooperation!

Dear KSEA members and past UKC participants,

With a great pleasure, we would like to announce the "Call for Abstract" for the UKC2013, which will be held during August 7-10 at the Sheraton Meadowland, NJ, right across the Manhattan. We invited you to enjoy the conference and a variety of exciting events thatNew York City and the surroundings offer.

The UKC2013 will host many hidden jewels in the boundaries of various technical disciplines. The UKC2013 will host various Harmoni...

UKC 2013 will be held in New Jersey from 8/7 to 8/10. There will be a technical session on chemical engineering as well (Chair: Prof. Kyu Yong Choi (Univ of Maryland), co-Chairs: Daeyeon Lee (Univ of Penn) and Jae W. Lee (KAIST))!!
Call for Abstract was recently announced (please see the attached announcement from KSEA) and you can go to to submit your abstract. Look forward to seeing many of you!!

Korea Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE) has awarded Doh Wonsuk Memorial Award since 2005. An award certificate and $1,000 cash prize are awarded to a Korean student who studies for a doctoral degree in chemical engineering and related areas in the United States and stands high performance in classes, demonstrates excellence in research, and is regarded as a role model as an international graduate student by friends, faculty, and staff members.

Application package shoul...

Prof. Hyun-Ku Rhee, Emeritus Professor at Seoul National University, receives the 2012 KIChE-US Chapter Service Award. He played an instrumental role in founding the KIChE-US Chapter in the early years. Congratulations!

Prof. Daeyeon Lee at the University of Pennsylvania receives the 2012 KIChE President Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!

Please join us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of KIChE at the upcoming AIChE Meeting in Pittsburgh. We will have a special symposium to celebrate this occasion.

Time & Date: 12:30 PM – 9:30 PM (Wed., Oct. 31, 2012)
Room: Allegheny I (Westin)

KIChE-AIChE Friendship Symposium Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of KIChE - I (12:30 PM – 2:45 PM; Chair - Jae W. Lee)
Speakers: Kookheon Char (SNU), Chang Dae (Paul) Han, Kristi Anseth (Universit...

Prof. Dong-Shik Kim of University of Toledo receives the 2011 KIChE-US Chapter Service Recognition Award. His award will be presented at the Open Forum for Korean and American Chemical Engineers on Oct 19. Details of his research programs can be found at:

Professor Inchan Kwon (Univ of Virginia) and Professor Hyung Joon Kong (Univ of Illinois) receive 2011 James Lee/KIChE President Young Investigator Awards. The award ceremony will be held during the Open Forum for Korean-American Chemical Engineers at the 2011 AIChE Meeting.

Prof. Inchan Kwon focuses on protein engineering and genetic engineering for novel biocatalysts, biomaterials, and therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Details of his research programs can be found at: ht...

KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association) announced two winners for the KSEA Young Investigator Grant. Each winner will be awarded $10,000 honorarium and a grant certificate. For the newly established KSEA Grant this year, more than 40 applications from highly qualified researchers and engineers were received.

The KSEA Young Investigator Grant was established to recognize those who have demonstrated the outstanding early career as a young investigator whos...

Prof. Inchan Kwon (University of Virginia) is elected to Councilor of KSEA Group G (Chemical, Textile, Nuclear & Petroleum Eng, Applied Chem). Congratulations!

Prof. Lee wins an NSF CAREER Award. The CAREER award is the NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Congratulations!

Prof. Gyeong S. Hwang who served as President of the Chapter between 2006 and 2008 and is currently serving on the Chapter's advisory board. His service to the Chapter was recognized at the Open Forum during the 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting.

Su-Mi Hur (University of California - Santa Barbara) and Ho Sup Eom (University of Iowa) receive the 2010 Doh Wonsuk Awards for Outstanding Achievements by Ph.D. students.