References for Richard Tapia
- A Multiple Success, Houston Post (21 March 1993).
- Best of the Best Top Hispanics in Technology, Hispanic Engineer (February/March 1998).
- Clinton Taps Rice Prof, Houston Chronicle (11 October 1996).
- Cornell Honours David Blackwell and Richard Tapia with Lecture Series, FOCUS Newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America 20 (6) (August/September 2000), 4.
- Hitting the Nation's Scientific Highway with Mathematician Richard Tapia, Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Quarterly Journal 3 (3) (Fall 1999), 20-21.
- C Laird, By the Numbers, Houston Chronicle (22 April 1996).
- C C Mellado, Richard Tapia Interview : Math Education in the Computer Age, Hispanic Engineer (Spring 1991), 26-27.
- More than Math, Nuestras Vidas (March 1997).
- Presidential Award for Rice Professor, Houston Chronicle (12 October 1996).
- Rice Prof Wins Mentoring Award, Village News (29 October 1996).
- Richard Tapia Wins AAAS Award for Lifetime Achievement, Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Quarterly Journal 2 (2) (Spring 1998), 10.
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