The Tapia Center at Rice University in Houston,, Texas is designed to empower motivated, academically successful, underrepresented, students who are passionate about STEM disciplines. The Center opens Rice University to emerging scholars deserving of academic opportunity.
Richard 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.
Dr. Richard A. Tapia