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Sandia employees teaching quantum science to the next generation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — QCaMP is returning to New Mexico for its third year, with the goal of inspiring the next generation of scientists in the rapidly growing field of quantum science. Scientists from Sandia National Laboratories, in collaboration with instructors from Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will teach New Mexico high […]

DOE awards $7.4M for energy projects at Sandia National Laboratories

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions has awarded $7.4 million to develop seven projects at Sandia National Laboratories aimed at advancing clean energy technologies. Vanessa Chan, the Chief Commercialization Officer and director of DOE’s OTT office, announced the funding at an event in Albuquerque on June 17. “The work you […]

DOE awards Sandia small business program and local veteran

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Department of Energy has once again awarded Sandia National Laboratories for its work helping small businesses. One of those businesses, owned by a disabled veteran, was also awarded for its extraordinary work. DOE Mentor of the Year Sandia’s small business Mentor-Protégé Program has been named as DOE Mentor of the year, […]

Sandia visits Cochiti Pueblo for STEM day

Albuquerque, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories aims to inspire young minds at the Cochiti Pueblo by hosting a day filled with learning and exploration of science, technology, engineering and math. The event is part of the Labs’ ongoing efforts to inspire Native American youth to pursue further education and careers in STEM fields, potentially leading […]

Sandia National Laboratories holds small business forum  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories is holding a small business forum on May 2 to connect with local small businesses and share upcoming opportunities to work with Sandia. The forum will include nearly 40 booths, including resources from Sandia, other Department of Energy labs, partners such as the Small Business Administration and various chambers […]

Two Sandians honored with 2024 Women in Tech Award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Sandia National Laboratories employees have been honored with the 2024 New Mexico Women in Tech Award from the New Mexico Technology Council. The award recognizes remarkable women who drive innovation and excellence in their tech field and inspire and empower others to pursue careers in the tech industry. Mary Monson If […]

Sandia pumps $140B into the economy through technology development

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — To say that the technology and products Sandia National Laboratories researchers have helped imagine, innovate and industrialize have had a massive impact on the country would be an understatement. Two studies commissioned by Sandia and the National Nuclear Security Administration show Sandia’s work has had an overall economic impact of $140 billion […]

Invitation: Sandia Labs’ 20-year economic impact announcement

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — To say that the technology and products that Sandia National Laboratories researchers have helped imagine, innovate and industrialize have had a massive impact on the country would be an understatement. Two studies commissioned by Sandia and the National Nuclear Security Administration show Sandia’s work has had a staggering $140 billion economic impact […]

Propelling 3D printing into the future  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —3D printing has changed the world. It’s allowed the aerospace, medical, automotive, manufacturing and many other industries to customize parts and prototypes in ways they never could before. It has drastically increased flexibility and cost effectiveness while reducing waste and production time. But many 3D-printed materials aren’t the strongest. A team of chemists […]

Los Alamos students headed to National Science Bowl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Students from Los Alamos have once again proven that when it comes to science and math, they know their stuff. They were among the science and math buffs from seven New Mexico high schools who gathered this weekend at Albuquerque Academy for the Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by Sandia […]

Sandia awarded for outstanding work in technology transfer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of Sandia National Laboratories’ core missions is to help the world through innovation. However, transferring some of that innovation from the Labs to industry isn’t always an easy process. Through hard work and ingenuity, some Sandia employees are excelling at moving technology to market, a feat that is now being honored […]

Sandia and UNM collaborate to build more efficient rocket

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sal Rodriguez, a nuclear engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, is forging a rocket revolution with the help of the University of New Mexico and student Graham Monroe. Their cutting-edge research is propelling the future of aerospace by infusing rocket science with a touch of golf ball magic. They incorporated dimples similar to […]

Sandia 2023 economic impact reaches record high

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories’ economic impact for fiscal year 2023 reached an all-time high of nearly $4.8 billion, which was $559 million more than in 2022. The impact is evident in the 1,200 new jobs added in the last year, the $114 million in gross receipts taxes paid to the state and the […]

Invitation: 2023 Sandia economic impact marks biggest ever

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories’ economic impact for fiscal year 2023 reached an all-time high of nearly $4.8 billion, surpassing the previous year by $559 million. That impact is evident in the 1,200 new jobs added in the last year, the $114 million in gross receipts taxes paid to the state of New Mexico, […]

Two researchers elected associate fellows for aerospace contributions

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Sandia National Laboratories employees will soon join the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics class of 2024 as associate fellows. “This distinguished group of professionals has made significant and lasting contributions to the aerospace profession,” said AIAA President and Sandia Deputy Laboratories Director Laura McGill. “They exemplify expertise and dedication to […]