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Nov 26, 2012 8:37 AM by AP

Tulane professor recipient of award

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Tulane mathematics professor Ricardo Cortez has been awarded the 2012 Blackwell-TapiaPrize, which recognizes a mathematical scientist who has contributed significantly to research in his or her field and who has served as a role model for students from under-represented minority groups.

Cortez, who is the Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor of Mathematics at Tulane, is a leading researcher in fluid dynamics and mathematical modeling.

He co-founded and directs the Center for Computational Science at Tulane.

He has also been a leader in undergraduate mentoring and the development of training opportunities for under-represented minority students in the mathematical sciences.

He received the 2010 Distinguished Undergraduate Institution Mentor Award from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.


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