Bio


Karim Kuran is a Master of Science student in the department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Karim has previously worked on ion thrusters and electric propulsion systems, specifically analyzing computational data modeling electrospray grid impingement to maximize thruster lifetime. He has since switched his interests to airborne vehicle design, autonomy, and entrepreneurship.

Karim balances his life with personal interests such as soccer, snowboarding, and weight training during his free time. He is also on the Stanford Men’s Club Soccer team and plays as a striker.

Education & Certifications


  • Bachelor of Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Aerospace Engineering (2022)