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Two small businesses added to Sandia National Laboratories’ Mentor-Protégé program

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories grew its Mentor-Protégé program from three companies to five with the addition of Dynamic Structures and Materials, LLC of Franklin, Tennessee, and Compunetics Inc., of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The program not only helps small businesses develop and grow, but also helps foster long-term relationships that help Sandia achieve its mission. […]

Kids Day returns to Sandia post pandemic with record attendance

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Nearly 2,000 kids filled Sandia National Laboratories’ Albuquerque site, and another 200 filled the Livermore, California site, to see the cool things their parents and relatives do as part of Kids Day, the highest attendance ever recorded.  It’s the first time Sandia has opened its gates like this since the pandemic hit, […]

Students to visit Sandia for firsthand look at STEM careers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A group of students from Gallup, Miyamura and Grants high schools will visit Sandia National Laboratories on March 30 to see firsthand some of the Labs’ research and technology that career paths in science, technology, engineering and math can lead to. The students will tour Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility, Structural […]

New Mexico veteran-owned small business nominated for Department of Energy award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pluma, LLC, has been nominated by Sandia National Laboratories as the Department of Energy’s Protégé of the Year as part of its Mentor-Protégé Program. Pluma, a general construction business started in Albuquerque, is one of five businesses Sandia accepted into the program with the mission of helping them grow with the labs’ […]

New Mexico regional science bowl winners announced

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories, brought together 14 high school teams from across the state as part of the Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl competition. Los Alamos High School’s “Team 1” emerged victorious. This comes just weeks after Los Alamos Middle School’s “Team 2” won […]

Labs Director to make historic visit to Navajo Nation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On March 17, Sandia National Laboratories Director Dr. James Peery will make an historic visit to Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, New Mexico, marking the first time a sitting national lab director has visited a tribal college or university. The event is designed to build on the growing partnership Sandia has started […]