Call for Paper

The annual US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (UKC) will be held at Hyatt Regency DFW Airport Hotel, Dallas, Texas, August 10-August 13, 2016. The venue of UKC2016 is the epicenter of technology in the United States and various research and networking opportunities will take place.

The main objective of UKC is to promote the US-Korea cooperation in advancing science and technology. The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) is a co-organizer. UKC is sponsored by many industrial companies, research institutes, and government entities. UKC2016 offers the excellent opportunity for collaboration and knowledge transfer among industry leading scientists, engineers, and companies from Korea and USA. At UKC2016, you’ll meet the people who lead prime and subprime science and technology, lead and manage government programs, and create business and job opportunities.

On behalf of the UKC2016 Program Committee and the UKC2016 sponsoring organizations, we invite you to submit a paper presenting your technical solutions, advancements, and knowledge at UKC 2016. UKC2016 will focus on basic science, emerging technology and industry technology. Significant research findings, R&D trends, and future prospects of sciences and technologies are solicited in the areas including, but not limited to the following:

Basic Science Program
Physics Symposium (PHY)
Math/Applied Math/Statistics Symposium (MAS)
Chemistry Symposium (CHM)

Industry Technology Program
Chemical Engineering Symposium (CHE)
Computer Sciences and Information Technologies Symposium (CIT)
Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Symposium (FAN)
Materials Science and Engineering Symposium (MSE)
Mechanical, Aerospace and Naval Engineering Symposium (MAN)
Civil, Environmental, Architecture Symposium (CEA)
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Symposium (EEC)

Emerging Technology Program
Bio, Medical and Pharmaceutical Symposium (BMP)
Developmental Biology, Informatics, Neuroscience, Stem Cell, Immunology, Cancer, Metabolism
Convergence Technology Symposium (CNV)

Special Program
Government Research Policy and Regulation Symposium (GRPR)
Energy, Physical, and Cybersystems Symposium (EPC)
Global Climate Change Symposium (GCC) / Small & Medium Business Solutions (SMB Workshop)

KSEA Forums
IP and Industry Forum (IPIF, sponsored by NST and KORUSIP)
Young Generation and Professional Forum (YGPF1 – Under 35)
KSEA Graduate Scholarship Recipients (YGPF2)

All papers are required to be written and presented in English. The papers will be reviewed and selected by each Symposium Program Committee in consultation with the Conference Program Committee. All papers presented at the Conference will be collected and published in a CD.

Submission of papers
All submissions are done electronically on-line using the submission page.
Online submission will be available starting February 20, 2016. One-page paper template can be found here.

Papers must be submitted by the following deadlines:
Papers: April 15, 2016
Notification to Authors: April 30, 2016

Submit Your Paper

Executive Director

Jae Hyeon Ryu ✉

University of Idaho

Program Committee

Yongho Sohn ✉

University of Central Florida

Program Committee

Hee-Yong Kim ✉


Program Committee

Gyeong Soon Hwang ✉

The University of Texas at Austin

Program Committee

Hanjoong Jo ✉

Georgia Tech and Emory University

Program Committee

Sungyong In ✉

Ichthus International Law

Program Committee

Jaehoon Yu ✉

University of Texas at Arlington

Program Committee

Boo-Sup Lee