about us

We are a team of curious kids located in Palo Alto, California who love to build robots and inspire others. Our mission is to inspire our community about STEM and robotics by providing direct, hands-on experience.


Hey, I’m Sam Duong, and I’m a sophomore at Palo Alto High School. I am the Team Captain for Kuriosity Robotics and a founding member. My favorite things to do on the team are programming and build. Outside of robotics I enjoy playing the guitar and watching football.

Sam Duong
Team Captain
Albert Cai

Hi, I'm Albert Cai, and I'm a sophomore at Palo Alto High School and the build lead for Kuriosity Robotics. I have been with Kuriosity in its 4 years of existence. I enjoy all aspects of FIRST, but like building the most because it is hands-on and there are no boundaries.

Build/Design Lead
Tram Phan
Business Lead
Khue Do

Hi, I'm Tram and I'm a senior at Carlmont High School. As the business lead, I'm in charge of planning outreach events, sponsorships, and buying snacks to feed the children.

Outside of robotics, I'm a painter and photographer with a love for science.


Hi I'm Khue and I'm currently a sophomore at Palo Alto High School. I am the programming lead. I'm 15 years old and enjoy robotics with my team. I had a lizard named Mango. Outside of robotics, I like to play tennis and eat lots of food.

Programming Lead, Build/Design

Hey! My name is Chi and I am a senior at Palo Alto High School. My interests include piano, singing, and of course robotics. On this team, I manage business, accounting, and outreach. 

Chi Tran
Business, Accountant
Adithya Narayan
Documentation Lead, Programming, Outreach

I'm Adithya Narayan, and I am currently a junior at the Stanford Online High School. In addition to being on the programming and outreach team, I also manage our team's engineering notebook. Aside from robotics, I have a passion for playing tennis, chess, eating food, and most importantly, sleeping whenever possible. 

Arthur Balva

Hi, I’m Arthur and I’m currently a freshman at Palo Alto High School. I am part of the build team. Outside of robotics, I love to swim, eat, and play the saxophone.

Ryan Su

Hi, I am Ryan Su and I am a freshman attending Bellarmine College Preparatory. I am part of the build team. When I am not doing robotics, I enjoy playing basketball and sleeping.

Austin Xiang

Hi, I'm Austin, and I'm a sophomore at Palo Alto High School. I am on both the business and build team, and outside of robotics, I enjoy playing percussion and sports such as football, basketball, and baseball.

Business, Build/Design

Hi, I’m Reid and I’m a freshman at Crystal Springs Uplands School.  I am on the build team and am joining Kuriosity this season.  Outside of robotics, I enjoy swimming, tinkering with random things, and creating sizable and usually intentional explosions in my backyard.

Reid Dye

Hello, I'm Ethan Liang, a freshman at Gunn High School. I am part of the programming team, and enjoy working with software quite a bit. Outside of working with the team, I like music, especially playing the piano.

Ethan Liang


Binh-Minh Nguyen

Sophomore at Gunn High School 



Hung Doung
Head Coach
Wei Cai
2nd Coach