Joseph Kapusta

Joseph Kapusta
Physics & Astronomy
College of Science & Engineering

Award Year
2020
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Graduate and Professional

Section B, Location 45

Joseph Kapusta has mentored 19 Ph.D. graduates and 25 postdocs since joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota. They have gone on to distinguished careers in academia, with many of them attaining tenure at prominent research universities, as well as industrial positions. This success was enabled by Professor Kapusta’s advising style and unique strengths as a teacher-scholar, focusing on each mentee’s needs while ensuring that they receive outstanding technical training and connections.