Biographical Materials for Richard A. Tapia

Tapia is a mathematician and professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University in Houston, Texas.  He is internationally known for his research in the computational and mathematical sciences and is a national leader in education and outreach programs.  Here are links to some biographical material about him.

A brief bio -- html

A bio suitable for print or news releases (.pdf)



Rice University's Richard Tapia to receive National Medal of Science

Mathematician, champion of diversity earns his second White House honor




Video biography of Richard Tapia that was prepared by SACNAS (Society for Chicanos and Native Americans in Science).

  

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