Noshir Medhora was born in 1949 in Andhra Pradesh, India, and lived in Bombay, India before coming to the US. He first came to the US in 1973, and got his Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. He worked as a mechanical engineer at Igloo Corp., Mustang Engineering, Bechtel Engineering, and Exxon Mobil Corp. He experienced temporary unemployment when Houston's energy-based economy experienced difficulties, and his current job includes training young engineers in Exxon.
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