Episode 2307: Author Wilbur Shapiro - a podcast by Ric Bratton

from 2021-11-11T21:18:44

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AUTHOR WILBUR SHAPIROWilbur Shapiro always had a penchant for writing. He has produced over 58 publications in the technical literature, and 10 patents.  Regardless of advance age he is still sharp as a tack.  After his retirement from Engineering he began a writing career including poetry and fiction.  Now, he has 8 promising books on Amazon and passionately continues to write as his new mission in life.Wilbur is a retiree from an engineering career that had spanned over 50 years. He’s an Undergraduate of Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in 1951 and graduated from Colombia University in 1959 with a master’s degree of Mechanical Engineering.  In 1953 until 1957 he served in the US Navy as Boiler Division Officer on the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet.  He later worked at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA and Mechanical Technology Incorporated, in Albany, NY on rotating Machinery research.  In 1995 he left corporate employment for private consulting until retirement in 2005.Wilbur always had a penchant for writing. He has produced over 58 publications in the technical literature, and 10 patents.  Regardless of advance age he is still sharp as a tack.  After his retirement from Engineering he began a writing career including poetry and fiction.  Now, he has 8 promising books on Amazon and passionately continues to write as his new mission in life.In 1958 he married the love of his life Muriel. They had been happily together for 57 years until her passing in April 2016.  Wilbur’s son Geoffrey Shapiro is a Cancer Doctor at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.  Currently, Mr. Shapiro resides in Albany, NY as an esteemed resident of Avila, a premier independent retirement community for seniors. https://wilburshapirobook.com/https://www.amazon.com/s?i=digital-text&rh=p_27%3AWilbur+Shapiro&s=relevancerank&text=Wilbur+Shapiro&ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1http://www.bluefunkbroadcasting.com/root/twia/wshapiroghp.mp3   

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