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Sandia helps Las Positas College manufacture the future

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Sandia National Laboratories, with the support of the National Nuclear Security Administration, has donated machinery and attachments to Las Positas College in Livermore, supporting the expansion of a cutting-edge manufacturing program. Those machines will help train the next generation of California students in the art of fabricating new things from raw materials. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Collaboration, innovation drive SIAM Fellow to succeed

LIVERMORE, Calif. — For a man whose job is to envision outcomes, Ali Pinar says he was completely surprised when the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics named him one of its 2023 Fellows. “When I was pursuing my PhD, if somebody had told me I would become a SIAM Fellow — no way,” Pinar […]

STEM in the Sun keeps learning cool amid record temperatures

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Volunteers from Sandia National Laboratories helped wrap up summer break with fun, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities at the fourth annual STEM in the Sun program. With the outdoor temperatures hovering near 100 degrees, this year’s event was moved indoors, creating a unique environment for some sun-based STEM learning. Elementary […]

Safeguarding the nation with Untitled Goose Tool

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Programmers at Sandia National Laboratories are helping the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency protect the nation through an innovative program, assisting Microsoft cloud users everywhere in tracking down hackers and cyber terrorists. Untitled Goose Tool was introduced to the public through a CISA alert in March. Sandia cybersecurity expert Wellington Lee was […]

Creating diamonds to shed light on the quantum world

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Diamonds are a scientist’s best friend. That much is at least true for physicist Andy Mounce, whose work with diamond quantum sensors at Sandia National Laboratories has earned him the DOE’s Early Career Research Award. As a scientist in Sandia’s Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, he specializes in making microscopic sensors to try […]

Dedication, curiosity earn chemist DOE Early Career Research Award

LIVERMORE, Calif. — After earning a Department of Energy Early Career Research Award, Krupa Ramasesha plans to launch an in-depth study of how interactions of nanoparticles with light drive chemistry — possibly the first step in helping the nation end its dependence on fossil fuels. “The goal of my work under the early career award […]

Black engineer awards distinguish Sandia Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ten Sandia National Laboratories engineers received Black Engineer of the Year Awards this year, including Most Promising Scientist in Government, Research Leadership, Science Spectrum Trailblazers and Modern-Day Technology Leaders. Honorees include Sandia mechanical, electrical, civil, aerospace and aeronautical engineers who excel in their respective fields. From the abstract to the technical, each […]

New testing method yields pathway to better, longer-lasting batteries

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Using a microscopic method for measuring electrical potential, a team of scientists at Sandia National Laboratories may have discovered how to make a longer-lasting, more efficient battery. The team of Elliot Fuller, Josh Sugar and Alec Talin detailed their findings in an article published Oct. 19 in American Chemical Society Energy Letters. […]

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 […]