Registration is open! San Diego,CA September 18-21, 2019

2019 Tapia Conference

Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing

The Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is given annually to an individual who is a distinguished computational or computer scientist or computer engineer and who is making significant contributions to civic areas such as teaching, mentoring, advising, and building and serving communities. The individual is also one who demonstrates extraordinary leadership in increasing the participation of groups who are underrepresented in the sciences.

Tapia 2019 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award Recipient

Dr. Christina Villalobos

The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award winner is Dr. Cristina Villalobos. Dr. Villalobos will receive her award at the Tapia Conference banquet on Friday, September 20, 2019. Learn more about Dr. Villalobos. The Tapia 2019 Richard A. Tapia Award is generously underwritten by Qualcomm.

Previous Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award Recipients

2001: Bryant York
2003: Carlo Castillo Chavez
2005: Valerie Taylor
2007: Peter Freeman
2009: Ann Gates
2011: William Wulf
2013: Juan Gilbert
2014: Jan Cuny
2015: Richard Ladner
2016: David Patterson
2017: Manuel Pérez Quiñones
2018: Ayana Howard