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5/2 10th Annual Conference

April 22nd, 2015 | Posted by EUN JU CHEONG in Conferences - (Comments Off on 5/2 10th Annual Conference)

Save the date! 
You are cordially invited to the KWiSE 10th Annual East Coast Conference!

When: Saturday May 2nd, 2015 (9:30am-4pm)
Location: University of Maryland College Park
2400 Computer and Space Sciences Building (Bldg#224), Stadium Drive,
College Park, MD 20742.

Agenda:
(1) Keynote talks by Dr. Kyung

wha Park (Virginia Tech) and Dr. Seungkyung Kim
(Univ. of Maryland
(2) Short talks from young scientists
(3) Networking & Introduction to Diverse Career Paths in Science

Registration: http://www.kwise.org/east/conference-registration/

Parking: http://dc.ksea.org/images/stories/CareerWorkshop/MapParking.pdf

Sincerely,

Eun Ju Choeng, PhD
President, KWiSE Greater DC chapter

 

2015, KWiSE Greater DC Chapter Conference, 5/2

March 27th, 2015 | Posted by EUN JU CHEONG in Conferences - (Comments Off on 2015, KWiSE Greater DC Chapter Conference, 5/2)

Hi all,

We will have 10th KWiSE Greater DC Chapter Conference on May 2 (Sat) at Maryland University, College Park.

Please notify your colleagues and friends to attend.

Let’s meet at the conference.

Here is the program.

 

10th Annual East Coast Conference

May 2 (Saturday), 2015

 

University of Maryland College Park,

2400 Computer and Space Sciences Building (Bldg#224),

Stadium Drive, College Park, MD 20742

 

 

Agenda  
9:30-10:00 Registration/Breakfast
10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks (Dr. Eun Ju Cheong, Washington DC Chapter president)
10:10-10:20 Introduction to KWiSE (Dr. Eun-suk Seo, President of KWiSE)
Keynote Speeches

Chair: Dr. Hey-kyung Lee, Johns Hopkins University

10:20-11:05 Kyungwha Park, Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Nanoscale magnetic molecular transistors

11:05-11:55 Seungkyung Kim, University of Maryland

“Strong Objectivity”: Gendered Science

11:55-1:10 Group Photo/Lunch
Scientific Speech Session 

Chair:  Dr. Hae Won Sohn, NIH

1:10-1:25 Dr. Kyong-rim Kieffer-Kwon, NIH

Remote control of gene expression in 3-D space

1:25-1:40 Dr. Tao Bai, FDA

Bioequivalence for Locally Acting Nasal Spray and Nasal Aerosol Products

1:40-1:55 Dr. Hyelim Yoo, NOAA

Long-term cloud cover trends over the U.S. from ground-based data and satellite products

1:55-2:10 Dr. Hyun Jeong Moon, NIST

Needs Analysis for Information Security Awareness and Training for Small Businesses

2:10-2:25 Dr. Heekyung Lee, Johns Hopkins Univ.

Population coherence along the CA3 transverse axis

Discussion : Organization and role of KWiSE Greater DC Chapter and Career Development

Chair:  Dr. Eun Ju Cheong, USDA-ARS

2:30-3:45 Panels

Hee-Yong Kim (NIH), Haeyoung Ahn/Julia Cho (FDA), Ruth Carter (NASA), Hey-Kyoung Lee(Johns Hopkins University), Jong-in Hahm (Georgetown University), Lisa Choe (NIST), Sook Hee Bang (L&J Biosciences), Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh (ECF Biosolutions)

3:45–3:50 Closing Remarks

Upcoming event 4/4-4/5

March 27th, 2015 | Posted by EUN JU CHEONG in Conferences - (Comments Off on Upcoming event 4/4-4/5)

Virginia Washington Metro Regional Conference

There will be one and half day conference held by KSEA at KUSCO building in Vienna, VA.
Find out the details in the link, http://vrc2015.weebly.com/program.html.

When: 4/4-4/5. 2015

Venue Address:
KSEA Headquarters
1952 Gallows Rd.
Vienna, VA 22182

Forum on Science Diplomacy and World Peace, 1/9/15

January 6th, 2015 | Posted by EUN JU CHEONG in Conferences - (Comments Off on Forum on Science Diplomacy and World Peace, 1/9/15)

Season’s Greetings!

May the blessings of the season be with you throughout the New Year.

This is to invite you to a special presentation on science diplomacy and world peace to be given by Dr. Chan-Mo Park, a former KSEA President, at the PNP (Peace and Prosperity) Forum on January 9, 2015. A full abstract is posted on the Chapter web: http://dc.ksea.org/. Please RSVP by sending a reply to KSEA.DC.ChapterPresident@gmail.com by January 2, 2015.

Title: Engaging with DPRK for Science Diplomacy and World Peace

Speaker: Chan-Mo Park, Ph.D., Chancellor, PUST, and Professor Emeritus (Former President), POSTECH

When: Friday January 9, 6:30 PM

Where: 한미과학협력센터(Korea-US Science Cooperation Center) 3층 컨퍼런스룸, 1952 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA 22182

Your membership is extremely valuable to KSEA because it supports our mission to serve the community by promoting technical excellence, US-Korea cooperation, and professional networking. Your renewed support would be appreciated: http://ksea.org/join.aspx.

Looking forward to seeing you soon,

KWiSE Greater DC Chapter is on Facebook

January 5th, 2015 | Posted by EUN JU CHEONG in Conferences - (Comments Off on KWiSE Greater DC Chapter is on Facebook)

We finally are on Facebook.
Please become a friend of us.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007541568484

kwise facebook

KWiSE Steering committee brunch

August 24th, 2014 | Posted by heykyounglee@gmail.com in Conferences - (Comments Off on KWiSE Steering committee brunch)

The KWiSE Steering Committee members met for brunch on August 24, 2014 to discuss the future of our chapter under the new leadership of Dr. Eun-Ju Cheong, our new chapter president.

We are actively looking for new members to help. If you are interested in participating, please email us: kwise.greatdc@gmail.com

2014 Steering Committee Brunch

New Chapter president!

April 24th, 2014 | Posted by heykyounglee@gmail.com in News - (Comments Off on New Chapter president!)

Dr. Eun Ju Cheong at USDA will be serving as our new chapter president.

Thank you, Dr. Cheong!

If you are interested in helping our chapter, please contact us!

2014 KWiSE 9th Annual East Coast Conference

February 24th, 2014 | Posted by kwisee2014@gmail.com in Conferences - (Comments Off on 2014 KWiSE 9th Annual East Coast Conference)

The KWiSE 9th Annual East Coast Conference was held on April 19, 2014 at the University of Maryland College Park campus. It was a great success with attendance of members from Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. We look forward to the next conference!

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Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 2400 Computer and Space Sciences Building, Bldg 224, Stadium Drive
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Click Here to download the conference program.

 

Congratulations to Dr. Jong-In Hahm!

February 23rd, 2014 | Posted by kwisee2014@gmail.com in News - (Comments Off on Congratulations to Dr. Jong-In Hahm!)

Dr. Jong-In Hahm, our chapter Vice President, has recently been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure at the Department of Chemistry at Georgetown University.
We are happy to share this great news!
Congratulations, Dr. Hahm!

2013 KWiSE East Coast Conference

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted by kwisee2014@gmail.com in Conferences - (Comments Off on 2013 KWiSE East Coast Conference)

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The 2013 KWiSE East Coast Chapter Conference was held at the KUSCO building in Vienna, VA on 4/20/13.
The conference was a success and we look forward to future events!
Click here to download the conference program.