Muthukrishna (Ram) Ramanujam and Kalyani Ramanujam Oral History Interview Transcript

Title
Muthukrishna (Ram) Ramanujam and Kalyani Ramanujam Oral History Interview Transcript
Interviewer
Sravya Tadepalli
Description
In this interview, Muthukrishna (Ram) Ramanujam and Kalyani Ramanujam talk about their families and memories of growing up in India, their educations and the experience of an arranged marriage, their immigration stories, their experience of life in Corvallis, as well as their time living in California, and their children. Interview Video: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_z43fx75q
Date
2016-08-07
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
Muthukrishna (Ram) Ramanujam was born October, 1950, in Tiruchirappalli, India. Ram resides in Corvallis, Oregon, originally coming to Oregon State University for graduate school in 1979, and then returning to Corvallis in 1988 to work at Hewlett-Packard. Before moving to Corvallis permanently, Ram worked in California for both National Semiconductor and Intel. He is married to Kalyani Ramanujam, and has three children, Sangeetha, Chuck, and Madhu. Kalyani Ramanujam was born May, 1958, in Kariyamanickam, India. Kalyani lives in Corvallis, Oregon, moving to the town in 1988 with her family. Before living in Corvallis, Kalyani lived in Hyderabad, India, and California. She currently works in quality control at Hewlett-Packard. She is married to Ram Ramanujam and has three children, Sangeetha, Chuck, and Madhu.