Prasad Tadepalli Oral History Interview Transcript

Title
Prasad Tadepalli Oral History Interview Transcript
Interviewer
Sravya Tadepalli
Description
In this interview, Prasad Tadepalli talks about his family and experiences growing up and going to school in India, his journey toward becoming a computer science professor, his experiences as an immigrant in the United States, as well as his life in Corvallis, and his research. Interview video: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_oaaj2wbb
Date
2016-09-05
Local Collection Name
Indian-Americans in Corvallis, Oregon Oral History Collection, 2016-2018 (OH 37)
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives
Institution
Oregon State University
Biographical Information
Prasad Tadepalli was born on January 24th, 1959 in Machilipatnam, India. He moved to the United States in 1982 on assignment as a programmer. He later decided to do a PhD in computer science, graduating from Rutgers University in 1989 and taking a job at Oregon State University as an assistant professor. He is now a professor in computer science, specializing in artificial intelligence. He is married to Padma Akkaraju and has two children, Sravya and Soumya.