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dc.creatorKarvé, Shashank
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-03T15:52:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-03T15:52:49Z
dc.date.issued 2020-05-04
dc.identifier.citation Karvé, Shashank, interview by Li, Priscilla. May 04, 2020. Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews, MS 573, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/109311.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/109311
dc.description This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.
dc.description.abstract Shashank Karvé was born in Pune, India, and grew up in Mumbai. From a young age, he enjoyed working with his hands and building objects, and ultimately went to India Institute for Technology in Kharagpur to study Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. After graduating, he obtained a certificate in computer science from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, and moved to the United States to earn a Professional Engineering degree in Ocean Engineering at MIT. He began his career in the offshore industry at Brian Watt Associates in Houston, Texas in 1981. From there, Mr. Karvé would spend his career in top management roles and project development. The majority of his career was spent with MODEC, where he served as Chairman and CEO from 2000-2011. Mr. Karvé has a son, a daughter, and two grandchildren, who he and his wife, Medha, spends time bicycling with.
dc.format.extent 01:24:41
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.rights The copyright holder for this material has granted Rice University permission to share this material online. It is being made available for non-profit educational use.
dc.rightsPermission to examine physical and digital collection items does not imply permission for publication. Fondren Library’s Woodson Research Center / Special Collections has made these materials available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any uses beyond the spirit of Fair Use require permission from owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See http://library.rice.edu/guides/publishing-wrc-materials
dc.title Shashank Karvé oral history interview and transcript
dc.digitization.specifications This oral history material was born digital, with audio masters in wav format and derivatives in mp3 format, video in mp4 format, transcript text in Word format converted to PDF. In some cases audio masters are not provided, only an mp3 access file.
dc.date.digital 2020
dc.source.collection Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews, MS 573, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.digital wrc14938
dc.type.genre oral histories (document genres)
dc.type.dcmi Sound
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.type.dcmi MovingImage
dc.contributor.interviewer Li, Priscilla
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