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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, […]

Sandia employees help make the holidays more bountiful for local families

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Employees of Sandia National Laboratories will once again come together to help local families in need over the Thanksgiving holiday with the annual “Take a Turkey to Work Day.” As part of the event on Nov. 14, employees are encouraged to bring a frozen turkey to drop off at various sites around […]

Sandia Science & Technology Park marks 25th anniversary

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Sandia Science & Technology Park is celebrating 25 years of economic growth with an open house and public showcase. The 340-acre park, which opened in 1998, is home to many of New Mexico’s fastest growing companies and serves as a hub for public-private partnerships. With its location just outside the gates […]

Sandia National Labs to demonstrate virtual, augmented reality tech

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Scientists and researchers from Sandia National Laboratories will offer up a first-hand look at virtual and augmented reality technology during a special event at Explora. Everyone from kids, families and STEM enthusiasts are invited to step into the world of extended reality, or XR, and witness cutting-edge technologies coming to life. Participants […]

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 […]

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 […]

Terrorist, timed scenarios challenge bomb squads at Sandia’s Robot Rodeo

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bomb squad teams from New Mexico and beyond are converging at Sandia National Laboratories for a five-day Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise where emergency preparedness skills will be put to the test. Twelve challenges for 10 military and civilian teams have been set up for the 13th annual event that provides opportunities […]

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Sandia gears up for annual computer donation event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Students from more than 40 New Mexico schools are expected to benefit from Sandia National Laboratories’ annual K-12 Computer Donation Event next week, where more than 1,000 computers and related accessories will be distributed. Media representatives must RSVP to attend: What: Sandia 2018 K-12 Computer Donation Event When: 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. […]

Catching dreams

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories in a new partnership with New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement, or NM MESA, has increased the number of students in Sandia’s Dream Catchers Science Program. The latest hands-on science and engineering program was recently held at the University of New Mexico-Gallup campus. Dream Catchers is designed for […]

Students to learn about Sandia’s global security work during state STEM event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories will host 30 northern New Mexico middle school students for a day of interactive science, technology, engineering and math activities Tuesday at an event that focuses on the labs’ global security work. The event is part of the New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement, Inc. STEAM Extravaganza. NM MESA […]

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Project management jobs pipeline focus of Sandia, University of New Mexico agreement

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management have reached a new agreement to collaborate on project management education and professional development. The memorandum of understanding to be signed Wednesday supports creating a Master of Science degree in project controls, project management and program management at UNM […]

Sandia physicist leads effort to revamp former jail into winter refuge for city’s homeless

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One weekend a month, Rosalie Multari drives west through the petroglyphs, past the Three Sisters volcanoes, following dirt paths and loose gravel roads, until she reaches what was once an Albuquerque jail. Just inside the perimeter gate — still adorned with razor wire in some areas — a second chain-link fence is […]

Robot picks up radiation detector during 2015 Robot Rodeo

Annual Robot Rodeo offers bomb squads an unbeatable experience

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories is hosting the 11th annual Western National Robot Rodeo, a thrilling four-day event where civilian and military bomb squad teams get practice using robots to defuse diverse, dangerous situations. Robots are life-saving tools for these emergency response teams, providing them a buffer from danger. Ten teams from around the […]

The Generation Beyond: Mars Experience Bus will stop in Albuquerque the week of Oct. 24, giving students a unique opportunity to visit the surface of Mars. (Photos courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corp.)

Lockheed Martin Mars Experience Bus stops in Albuquerque with virtual tour of red planet

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The world’s first virtual reality vehicle for groups of participants is making a stop in Albuquerque on a cross-country tour, giving students a chance to traverse the surface of Mars from inside a school bus. The Lockheed Martin Generation Beyond: Mars Experience Bus will stop at Tomasita Elementary School and Kennedy Middle […]

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