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CIE Seattle
CIE Seattle promotes academic and professional excellence in the Asian Pacific American community through programs advancing innovation, collaboration and education:
Recognizing and Promoting Excellence
- “Seattle Luminary Award” recognizing global impact of local leaders
- Asian Pacific American Youth Scholarship Program

Supporting Collaboration and Professional Development
- Professional Development Seminar Series
- Annual CIE Seattle Convention and Seminar Series
- Community Summer Social

Enriching Education
- Student and Young Professionals Mentoring Program
- Asian Pacific American Youth Math and Science Contest
- “Bridging the Gap” University and College Lecture Series

Founded in 1961, CIE Seattle (“Chinese Institute of Engineers – Seattle”) is 501(c)(3) non-profit and a member of the CIE/USA National Council, which serves 10,000 CIE members and alumni nationwide.


Recent or Upcoming Events:


April 13, (Sunday), 2014

Unique Challenges & Risks for Chinese Americans in Science and Technology

The seminar is focusing on the complex U.S. laws on trade secrets, espionage, and export controls that can particularly affect Chinese Americans. Committee of 100 members Nelson Dong and George Koo will highlight the

requirements and risks posed by these laws.  Please see the announcement below for more details:

Seminar Announcement

Seminar Registration

Event Photos



April 01, 2014 to June 15, 2014 (opening period)

CIE-Seattle APA Youth Scholarship Program

A motivation program designed to promote APA youth career interest in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). There are three award categories covering 7th graders to undergraduate college students with a total award amount of $4000.  Application period begins April 1, 2014 and ends June 15, 2014.  Please visit links below for more details:

Scholarship Program Announcement

Scholarship Program Details

Submit Online Application

Recommendation Letter Template

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)



March 5, (Wednesday), 2014

CIE/USA-Seattle COMAC Dinner Seminar

The delegation of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) will provide us an overview for the development of Civil Aircraft in China.  The dinner will be complimentary.  For the event registration, please complete a registration form below:

Event Registration


December 17, (Tuesday), 2013

2014 International Civil Aircraft Development Conference - "Call for Papers"

The International Civil Aircraft Development Conference is hosted by the Jiao Tong University (交通大學) in Shanghai, China and Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE/USA) in the United States.  The conference will be held from May 26, 2014 to May 28, 2014 in Shanghai, China. For the Conference "Call for Papers" details, please refer to the link below:

Call for Papers Announcement

Short Bio and Abstract Templates for Applicants


November 3, (Sunday), 2013

2013 APA Youth MathComp & ScienceFun

As the program entering to a new decade, we would like to say thank you to our communities, local schools and school districts, parents and beloved young students in making this program very successful during the past 10 years.  As we listening and improving the program continuously based on your valuable inputs, let's join hands and working together for our next promising decade.

The registration for this year program has already begun and the deadline is 10/30/13.  For more details, please refer to the links below:

2013 Program Flyer;

Parent Seminar 1; Parent Seminar 2

2013 Contest Winners  & Event Photos

2013 Event Registration






CIE provides its offerings free or at low cost through the generous support of its valued partners, including: