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

Richard is prominently featured with a biography in a new series of videos promoting the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

Richard Tapia's 70th Birthday Conference
May 29-30, 2009 – Houston, Texas
On Friday and Saturday May 29-30, 2009, a mathematics conference was held, in Duncan Hall at Rice University, in honor of Richard Tapia's 70th birthday.  Be sure to check out the Conference's Photo Album.


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