Welcome to the Richard Tapia Center for Excellence & Equity, formally the Center for Excellence and Equity, at Rice University.

The Richard Tapia Center’s mission is to increase the number of Hispanics, African Americans, Native Americans and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with an emphasis on leadership development.


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Python HPC

October 30, 2014
By: Texas Advanced Computing Center

How to login and use your account at NICS and ORNL for the first time

October 30, 2014
By: The National Institute for Computational Sciences

Overview of XSEDE HPC Resources

October 28, 2014
By: Victor Hazlewood, (XSEDE), Suzanne Parete-Koon (OLCF)

My Unlikely Journey: From the Barrios of Los Angeles to the White House and the National Medal of Science

April 8, 2014
By: Dr. Richard Tapia