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An Evening With Richard Tapia


An Evening With Richard Tapia

Join us for An Evening With Richard Tapia!

On March 20, 2019, the National Science and Technology Medals Foundation will host An Evening With Richard Tapia at the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Tapia is a mathematician and professor at Rice University where he also leads the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education. In 2011, Dr. Tapia received the National Medal of Science for his fundamental contributions in Optimization Theory and numerical analysis and for his lifelong efforts to foster diversity and excellence in mathematics and science education.   

The conversation with Dr. Tapia will be moderated by Dr. Minerva Cordero, a mathematics professor at UT Arlington and a program director at the National Science Foundation where she oversees an effort to improve STEM education at Hispanic-serving institutions.

This event will be webcast live online, and the full event video will be available on the NSTMF website afterward. Webcast audiences are encouraged to participate in the conversation using #AnEveningWith. 

The event will be free and open to the public with priority given to UT Arlington students and faculty.

 This event is free and open to the public. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. 

Students of local universities should contact the NSTMF for more information.

If you would like to learn more about the speakers and this event, please visit our website.

Thank you to our event sponsors

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