Sandia LabNews

DOE to deploy Arm-based supercomputer prototype at Sandia

Arm microprocessors have been used in numerous applications from vehicle computers to cell phones, but until recently, have not been practical for use in high-performance computing. Astra — one of the first supercomputers to use Arm processors in a large-scale high-performance computing platform — is expected to be deployed at Sandia later this summer.

DA talks tough on metro crime

Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez gave a Sandia audience some sobering facts about crime in the Albuquerque metro area at the inaugural session of the Community Engagement Speaker Series.

Tafoya named industrial engineering fellow

For her dedication to optimizing business processes and systems, Joan Tafoya recently was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, which recognized her work solving complex technical problems and instituting lean practices — passions that drew her to Sandia last fall after a 27-year career at Intel.

Fireproofing your home

Imagine having to wear a fireproof mask all day, every day, in your own home and never being able to take it off — no matter how suffocating it feels. That’s what it’s like for people who risk being fired if they acknowledge their sexual orientation at work.