Ygnite and KSEA

Ygnite (pronounced ‘ignite’) brings together over 200 of the brightest and most promising early-career scientists and engineers from all over the United States. Participants have the opportunity to showcase their research, attend science and leadership panels, participate in problem solving exercises, and network with others in their field.

Ygnite provides a unique opportunity for you, bringing together and bridging across fields such as biomedical engineering, healthcare, pharmacy, electrical engineering, computer science, startups, and more.

Ygnite is a KSEA Event

Our mother organization is "KSEA,” or the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association.

Established in 1971 as a non-profit organization, KSEA is a professional networking organization for those who are of Korean ethnicity.
Connections made here have proved to yield job opportunities, business partners, and lifelong relationships.
We take pride in the intelligence and passion of our people, and thus, the possibilities here are endless.

Sign up to be a KSEA member here.

Ygnite is a Technical  Leadership Conference

Ygnite is a premier technical and leadership conference for emerging scientists, engineers, healthcare professionals, academics, and start-up professionals from Korean-American backgrounds.
To hone STEM-based technical skills, Ygnite’s program includes curated lectures, research presentations, moderated panels, as well as poster sessions to showcase emerging ideas. To further develop leadership skills, the program invites experts from academia, industry, and business to share their challenges and paths to success. Participants share their knowledge and experience with each other while expanding their personal and professional networks.

Nurturing the Success

In hopes to further access for future generations, KSEA established an arm for students and young professionals, now known as “YG”, or the Young Generation. Of the several events held by YG, Ygnite offers a platform for you to share your professional work and personal stories with other individuals from diver1se backgrounds. The conference boasts of presentations by your peers, talks with illustrious speakers, and fun events like tech startup contests.

Various Demographic

Areas of Expertise include:

  • Biotechnolgy
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Material Science
  • Mechanical Engieering
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Public Health