Lawrence T. Papay - EMAB Board Member
Lawrence T. 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. Previously, Dr. Papay was the Sector Vice President for the Integrated Solutions Sector of 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, Dr. Papay 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. 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 Research and Development, Engineering, Power Operations, Power Generation, Nuclear Power, System Planning, and General Administrative functions.
Dr. 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. Dr. Papay is also past Chair of the California Council for Science and Technology and currently serves as a member of its Board of Directors. 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 registered Professional Engineer (Nuclear) in California.
Dr. Papay was appointed to EMAB as a special Government employee in order to provide expert advice on large project planning, science, and technology.