CEO and Principal of PQR, LLC
Papay is currently CEO and Principal of PQR, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in managerial, financial, and technical strategies for a variety of clients in electric power and other energy areas. His previous positions include Sector Vice President for the Integrated Solutions Sector, SAIC where he was responsible for business dealing with the integration of technology in the energy, environment and information areas for a variety of governmental and commercial clients worldwide. Prior to joining SAIC, Larry was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Bechtel Technology & Consulting and was responsible for monitoring new technologies and developing new businesses, principally in the energy sector, employing those technologies including technological developments that impacted existing business lines as well as the engineering and construction business in general. Prior to that he was a Senior Vice President at Southern California Edison where he had a variety of responsibilities over his 21-year career including R&D, Engineering, Power Operations (T&D), Power Generation, Nuclear Power, System Planning and General Administrative functions.
Papay received a B.S. in Physics from Fordham University in 1958, a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT in 1965, and a Sc.D. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT in 1969. He is a nationally recognized authority in engineering, science and technology. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and serves on its Board of Councilors. He also chairs the California Council for Science and Technology. He currently serves or has served on numerous special committees, panels, boards and task forces including the Department of Energy's Energy Research Advisory Board and the Laboratory Operations Board, the Department of Homeland Security's S&T Advisory Committee as well as the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, National Science Foundation, National Research Council, American Nuclear Society, and Electric Power Research Institute. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Nuclear) in California.
He served as CCST Council Chair from 2005 through 2008, after which he was appointed to the Board.