Sandia LabNews

researcher looks over Annular Core Research Reactor

December 5, 2019

Building a medical-isotope producing reactor; Internships fuel research for Puerto Rico engineering students; Power plants get watered down; State of the Labs; New wind technology breathes life into turbine siting; Two Sandians honored at annual SWE awards; Tracy Vogler named APS Fellow; Sandia teaches undergrads a lesson or two about cybersecurity; DNA science reveals hidden family connection

Researcher adjusts engine part in lab

November 21, 2019

Fuel property put to the test at Sandia's CRF; R&D 100 Awards; Defending the planet from the only preventable natural disaster; Veterans honored at annual New Mexico celebration; California veterans honored at annual ceremony; Indian Energy Internship Program; Congressman Swalwell visits Sandia/California; Sandia Gives California

optical scientist works on microsopy equipment

November 7, 2019

Advanced microscopy reveals unusual DNA structure; AI center to combine hardware, software for practical gains; Strategic Priority No. 7; Exceptional service in the national interest; Labs historian Rebecca Ullrich presents 70 years of Sandia; Building Sandia; With grit and determination; From Afghanistan to Alaska, with atmosphere in between; Stephanie Hansen elected APS Fellow; John Shadid awarded Hughes Medal from USACM; ...

Ballet Folklorico dancers in colorful costumes

October 24, 2019

MESA fabs get an upgrade; Armoring satellites to survive, operate through attacks; Lowering the bar for hydrogen-powered technology; Engineering success through predicting failure; Security in a heartbeat; Sandia health educator invited to speak at Virgin Pulse HERO forum; Sandia celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

officers storm building during exercise

October 10, 2019

Wrangling big data; Steve Younger signs annual stockpile assessment letter; Hruby Fellow looks to speed up climate research; Autonomy NM interns build drones; Strategic Priority No. 6; ND strategy responds to a changing world; National Hispanic science and engineering org. honors two Sandians; American Indian Science and Engineering Society recognizes Sandian;...

Amy Tapia holding award

September 26, 2019

'Switching on' iron in clay minerals; Containing a nuclear accident with ground-up materials; Q&A with Truman Fellows Thomas Hardin and Josh Rackers; Asian American conference selects Sandian 'most promising engineer'; California site celebrates Family Day; Record-breaking crowds attend Sandia’s New Mexico Family Day; ‘Imagineering World Class Results’; Sandia Gives: 2,020 in 2020

group photo at Kilimanjaro summit

August 29, 2019

Sandia helps Puerto Rico grid resilience; Diesel engine revolution; Getting to the nuts and bolts of nuts and bolts; Help wanted: People with passion for national security; California campus changes ahead; Patio posters show promise of interns’ future; Sandia opens doors to family, friends; Kilimanjaro: Together at the top

volunteer loads SUV with backpacks to donate

August 15, 2019

Earthquake or underground explosion?; From farm to computer lab; Sandia abuses batteries for better energy storage; Strategic Priority No. 4; Time is money; Coming home; DOE expo highlights small-business services; Project on Nuclear Issues conference held at Sandia; Three Sandia teams win NA-50 Awards of Excellence; Building digital bridges across New Mexico; Operation Backpack

participants wear dark goggles and try to drop oranges in cups

August 1, 2019

Hydrogen materials service advanced by new multilab consortium; Sandia Labs manufacturing spinoff steps into national market; Four Sandia researchers win Presidential Early Career Award; Sandia and AWE sign strategic intent document; NNSA associate principal deputy administrator visits Sandia; Crime in the metro; Iron woman; New Mexico Science Fiesta; 'Safety is a State of Mind(fulness)'

child sits on mom's shoulders as they look at their reflection in a parabolic trough

July 19, 2019

Dragonflies: A lesson in missile defense; Personalized medicine software vulnerability uncovered by Sandia researchers; Man on the moon; Praising Sandia’s culture of innovation; Dave Clovis awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Erik Webb testifies before Congress on fossil energy research; Sandia welcomes new class of interns; National Senior Games attracts Sandia athletes; STAR fellows 2019; Family Day memories

intern and students set up a rocket

July 5, 2019

Portable gas detection shrinks to new dimensions; Budgets double for small business assistance projects; Strategic Priority No. 3; Steve Younger joins roundtable to expand trades in New Mexico; Sandia breaks ground on new California data center; Family Day at Sandia; Sky's the limit

student drives remote control robot spider

June 20, 2019

Don’t set it and forget it — scan it and fix it with tech that detects wind blade damage; Rooftop solar panels get boost from Sandia tool; Global collaboration to study photovoltaic performance, reliability; Kyle Fuerschbach earns 2019 Kevin P. Thompson Optical Design Innovator Award; Students compete for best 3D-printed design during Sandia robotics camp

Recipients of the Sandia Women’s Connection Awards and Associate Labs Director Dori Ellis

June 7, 2019

Sandia launches a bus into space; New look at old data leads to cleaner engines; Strategic priority no. 2 prepares for future nuclear deterrent; Earth Day 2019: ‘The most endangered species on Earth is us’; New robots, new tricks; Workshop strengthens Caribbean resilience; Pilot program prepares future leaders; Sandia California mentors high school girls in math, science

back fin of classic car

May 23, 2019

Thwarting oil-pipeline corrosion by identifying nanoscale villains; UNM collaboration bolsters national security, science; A day in the life of Sandia — 70 years and counting; Interns race to victory at Chem-E-Car competition; Employees become entrepreneurs at inaugural Idea Sprint; Sandia author examines carbon storage in deep saline formations; Building health through better buildings; Sandia revs its engines

students learning about the Combustion Research Facility

May 9, 2019

High-speed experiments improve hypersonic flight predictions; Breakthroughs in neuromorphic computing demonstrate high efficiency, performance; Heroux is SIAM fellow; Experiments at Z Machine earn Gomez research honors; Forbes names Sandia a top large employer for 2019; Army Lab geophysicist details shifting Alaska climate; Training to defend; California middle school students get look at STEM careers

emergency responders carry exercise participant out of facility

April 25, 2019

B61-12 team reaches milestones in nuclear deterrence mission; Future hypersonics could be artificially intelligent; Sandia aerospace engineer to head national institute; Nanomaterials researcher wins mid-career research award; Sandia lends expertise to hydrogen center; Sandia, NMSU ink research deal; Testing solar irradiance; NM Legislature marks impact of Sandia Science and Technology Park; ...

Legion of Merit medal

April 11, 2019

Mirage software automates design of optical metamaterials; Device in Z machine measures power for nuclear fusion; Fields of gold; Sandia’s Tidwell talks to Congress about water-energy issues; NM Legislature honors Sandia serial innovators; David Chacon honored with Legion of Merit

students test robot vehicle

March 14, 2019

CALLING GAMERS: Future nuclear security experts train with Sandia-designed game; Process modernization; W80-4 Life Extension Program achieves major milestone; Flying from the glass; New lab offers mobile testing for devices that turn ocean waves into electricity; Air Force officials learn about Sandia/CA weapons contributions; ‘MANOS’ needs a hand

Sandia Labs sign in snow

February 28, 2019

Sandia spiking tool improves artificially intelligent devices; Extreme fast-charging batteries; Robotics system demilitarizes 700,000 Army submunitions; Hear ye, hear ye: open call for algae; Space surgeon’s prescription for success; Power to spare: New Battery Test Facility boosts work of power sources team, with big benefits for customers; A trajectory for fulfillment; When winter weather hits

Robert C. Martin enthusiastically talks to a rapt audience

February 14, 2019

Digesting hydrocarbons; International Year of the Periodic Table; EXERCISE: Drone attack, pipe bomb put Sandia to the test; Sandia named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity; Three Sandia Labs researchers earn national honors in leadership and technology; NNSA administrator visits Sandia, Jan. 29; ‘Agile Manifesto’ co-author launches clean code training at Sandia

Pam Hansen-Hellwege

January 17, 2019

Modeling terrorist behavior with Sandia social-cultural assessments; Sandia Labs spending tops $1 billion, economic impact booms in FY18; Heat it and read it; Celebration at the intellectual property finish line includes family and friends; Tamara Kolda named editor-in-chief of new SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science; “White Christmas” and a wish for current and future generations

Kayla Norris and Dori Ellis tour food bank with Juan Francisco Orozco

January 3, 2019

Sandia microneedles technique may mean quicker diagnoses of major illnesses; Quantum computing steps further ahead with new Labs projects; The benefits of engineered light; Sandia/California hosts DOE deputy secretary; Sandia staff engages in cyber wargames with college students; Toy drives in New Mexico; Sandia/California donation helps support 9,500 meals in Bay Area