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energy engineer , poet

William Wei-Yi Marr, Chinese energy engineer, poet. Registered professional engineer, California. Recipient New Poetry award Taiwan Literature Association, Taipei, 1981, Translation award Li Poetry Society, 1981, Creative Poetry award Li Poetry Society, 1984. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Chinese Artists Association North America (board directors since 1989), Illinois State Poetry Society (president since 1993).

Background

Marr, William Wei-Yi was born on September 3, 1936 in China. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Chieh-Ying and Jhen (Tsai) Marr.

Education

Bachelor of Science equivalent, Taipei Institute of Technology, Taipei, Republic of China, 1957. Master of Science, Marquette University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1969.

Career

Assistant engineer Taiwan Sugar Corporation, 1959-1961. Senior engineering analyst Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1963-1967. Energy engineer Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California.

Works

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Chinese Artists Association North America (board directors since 1989), Illinois State Poetry Society (president since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, translation.

Connections

Married Jane Jy-Chyun Liu, September 22, 1962. Children: Dennis, Alvin.

father:
Chieh-Ying Marr

mother:
Jhen (Tsai) Marr

spouse:
Jane Jy-Chyun Liu

children:
Dennis Marr

Alvin Marr