Working in academia, government, and industry over his career, Larry received several lifetime achievement awards. His work in AI includes the design/development of the first engines for Automated Essay Scoring and Computer Adaptive Testing. He also developed an AI approach for documenting copyright infringements for which he received a US Patent.
He was Executive Director of ERIC Clearinghouses and co-editor of the most popular online measurement journal. The principal investigator on more than 40 grants and contracts and the author of more than 150 articles for both technical and lay audiences, Larry recently retired as the Vice President for Research and Development at the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC®), sponsor of the GMAT® exam.
Larry holds an MBA from the Smith School at Univ of Maryland and a Ph.D. in Psychology from The Catholic University of America.