Lunar Craters



Prashant Kumpta
University of Pittsburgh

Professor Kumta obtained his Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT,
Bombay, India in 1984; M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of
Arizona in 1987 and 1990, respectively. He joined Carnegie Mellon University in 1990 and was
promoted to Full Professor with tenure in 1999. He joined University of Pittsburgh in 2007 as the
Edward R. Weidlein Endowed Chair Professor in Swanson School of Engineering and School of
Dental Medicine.