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National 2021 Diversity Team Award goes to Sandia National Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories recently was recognized for its contributions to its organization and communities as a 2021 Diversity Team Award winner by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Fifteen companies and 16 diversity teams are being celebrated this summer for their teamwork to advance the cause of diversity and inclusion. The award recognizes talented […]

Equipped for crises

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Shovels symbolically speared the ground today at the site of Sandia National Laboratories new $42.5 million Emergency Operations Center. The 25,000-square-foot complex located on Kirtland Air Force Base is expected to be operational by spring 2023. The center will house National Nuclear Security Administration and Sandia emergency management staff offices, the 24/7 […]

Asian-American engineer sees prestigious national award as Sandia ‘career achievement’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ireena Erteza has engineering in her blood. She’s had a love for it as far back as she can remember. “My father showed me what it is to be a scholar and an engineer,” she said. “He was playful and creative. He gave me free rein to play in his workshop and to […]

Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hikers provide data for Sandia study of health, performance

LIVERMORE, Calif. – It takes a special type of person to hike from one rim of the Grand Canyon to the other in a single day. These motivated, resilient athletes now are helping researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico (UNM) to collect and study biometric data to determine if declines […]

Sandia director Hommert to retire

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia President and Laboratories Director Paul Hommert announced to employees today that he plans to retire in mid-summer, five years after becoming Sandia’s 13th director. Under Hommert’s leadership, Sandia has delivered on a wide variety of national security work and increased its already large economic and community impact on Albuquerque and the […]

Starting point for suppliers at Sandia is not a recording

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The first voice people hear when they call Sandia National Laboratories for information about becoming a supplier is the real thing. “I was surprised to talk to a live person about how to do business with Sandia,” said Danny Ruiz of Mazda Computing in Albuquerque. “You don’t normally get that with large […]

Sandia Science & Technology Park fuels economy with jobs, tax revenue

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The $2.3 billion worth of economic activity generated by the Sandia Science & Technology Park (SS&TP) since it was established in 1998 has produced more than $89 million in tax revenue for the state of New Mexico and $12.9 million for the city of Albuquerque in the past 16 years. That’s the […]

Sandia Labs plans partnership center to boost collaboration, tech transfer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories will pursue a Center for Collaboration and Commercialization to strengthen partnerships, technology transfer and ties to the community. The center, known as C3, will support the city of Albuquerque’s and the University of New Mexico’s Innovation District and Innovate ABQ initiatives. C3 will offer programming and services to boost […]

Math skill put Sandia Labs HENAAC honoree on the path to success

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Edward Jimenez, a Sandia National Laboratories applied mathematician, was named a 2014 HENAAC Award winner as Most Promising Engineer/Advanced Degree by Great Minds in STEM. He joins other honorees at the 26th annual HENAAC conference in New Orleans from Oct. 2-4. HENAAC, formerly the Hispanic Engineering National Achievement Awards Corp., honors the […]

Showcase to spur commercialization of Sandia technologies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A showcase that brought Sandia National Laboratories’ cutting-edge research and technology to the community the past two years has a new look and target audience. Instead of an annual daylong gathering open to the public, the re-envisioned Sandia Technology Showcase will become a yearlong series of events geared to investors and entrepreneurs. […]

Sandia cyber-testing contributes to DHS Transition to Practice

Innovative program will help Labs’ cybersecurity portfolio grow LIVERMORE, Calif. — Through the Department of Homeland Security’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program, cybersecurity technologies developed at Sandia National Laboratories — and at other federal labs — now stand a better chance of finding their way into the real world. The innovative TTP program, spearheaded by […]

New way to report purchases better shows how Sandia Labs spends money

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories has changed the way it categorizes purchased goods and services by linking each acquisition to a specific industry code. “This change in our data systems allows Sandia to better describe to our stakeholders, customers and the general public how we spend our money,” said Don Devoti, manager of the […]

Tech transfer awards salute innovation, commercialization at Sandia Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories won four regional awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies. The FLC is a nationwide network of more than 300 members that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace. […]

Joint hire increases materials science collaboration for Sandia Labs, UNM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico (UNM) have hired Fernando Garzon, a nationally recognized scientist and inventor, to work for both institutions. It is the first joint hire recruited together by Sandia and UNM. “Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico have enjoyed a close relationship for […]

Moly 99 reactor using Sandia design could lead to U.S. supply of isotope to track disease

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque startup company has licensed a Sandia National Laboratories technology that offers a way to make molybdenum-99, a key radioactive isotope needed for diagnostic imaging in nuclear medicine, in the United States. Known as moly 99, it is made in aging nuclear reactors outside the country, and concerns about future shortages […]