Technology Innovation Institute • Senior Researcher, Propulsion and Space

Dr. Kara leads hybrid rocket technologies developed at the Technology Innovation Institute, Propulsion and Space Research Center. He has also conducted various research in the space sector, such as Mars ascent vehicle design, satellite communication, climate change and virulence investigation of bacteria aboard the International Space Station. Dr. Kara received 2022 Young Space Leader Award at the IAC2022, Paris. In a survey organized for the Aviation and Space industry on LinkedIn, he was among the 100 Most Inspiring Young Professionals in 2022. Dr. Kara is a member of the IAF Space Propulsion, and Space Education and Outreach Committees. He also served as the Middle East Regional Coordinator in the Space Generation Advisory Council; 2018 - 2020. Dr. Kara is also a rowing athlete, volleyball player and photographer.