Sandia LabNews

Aidan Thompson in front of Starburst structure

October 8, 2020

Machine-learning technique could improve fusion energy outputs; Successful MGT crash test; 50 million artificial neurons for machine-learning; Herrera appointed to national quantum computing advisory committee; Peery signs annual stockpile assessment letter; NNSA Administrator visits Sandia California; Bonano and Rivas earn HENAAC recognition; Sandia Gives; Safety class

engineer examines solar panel

September 24, 2020

PNM, Sandia partner on energy tech development; Into the future; Turning up the heat on molten salt valves; Jackie Chen named DOE fellow; Cyber programs engage future workforce; Women @ Energy features Brooke Marshall Garcia; Women @ Energy features Erika Roesler; Sandia Gives, now more than ever; Working parents meet virtual challenges

IAEA inspector checks list in nuclear facility

September 11, 2020

How to multitask when nuclear nonproliferation is on the line; Sandia joins national center for quantum computing research; NM companies may receive up to $150K in technical assistance; O’Hara named 2020 ‘Woman Worth Watching’; Protocol moves into high gear during pandemic; While waiting on ‘the’ vaccine, another vaccine is recommended; Bike to Work Week re-imagined; Road construction finishes early

SPEAR facility interior

August 28, 2020

Expanding testing capacity for Sandia weapons modernization programs; Experiments at solar thermal test facility break new ground; A year of change; California site expands footprint; Confronting COVID-19 and getting back to work — together; Marshaling resources to fight COVID-19; ‘Confounding’ pandemic brings California doctor to the fore; Town hall presents options for working parents; California students win 2020 DOE National Science Bowl

Aerial view of Sandia Science & Technology Park

August 14, 2020

Sandia Science & Technology Park spurs economic growth; Weapon Intern Program graduates 25th class; Rose Gottemoeller: The importance of science diplomacy; COVID-19 came through the door; COVID-19 defense: Sandia’s in-depth approach; Tracking warranties creates efficiencies; Safety, Finance months go virtual; Vitalant resumes on-site blood drives; Back to School Brigade

medical worker tests patient from inside portable testing booth

July 3, 2020

Portable shelters protect medical workers, save PPE; Researchers use public data to forecast new COVID-19 cases; Finding COVID-19 needles in a coronavirus haystack; Acceptance and advocacy for LGBTQ+; Saltzstein featured on DOE Women in STEM site; Making Sandia inclusive for all; Deployed to combat COVID-19; Call me Daisy; On-site health checks; Cub Scouts say thank you

engineers place sensors on B61-12 test unit

June 19, 2020

Weapon program meets safety, design requirements; Testing solutions for mask shortage; Expanding access to cyber research tools; Data center earns LEED v4 Gold certification; How much can one person do? Something.; Working well to stay well; Frank Hansen earns lifetime achievement award

engineers with MGT truck

May 22, 2020

Pulling together while standing apart; Printing face shields for the front lines; Breaking down the memory-speed bottleneck; Sandia collects $250K for Native American neighbors; EMS Environmental Excellence Awards; Sandia copes with COVID-19; Protecting those who protect the community; Sew many masks; American Indian Outreach Committee delivers; Ken Gillen earns lifetime achievement award

scientists evaluate metal sample with tabletop laser system

May 7, 2020

Titanium imaging advances; Battling COVID-19 with CRISPR; Radiation-detecting plastic gets ingredient to stay in the clear; Converting respiratory machines for COVID-19 patients; NM distillery partners with Sandia on hand sanitizer; Four Sandia leaders honored among 40 Under Forty; Walk MS: 2020 goes virtual; Eubank gate construction ahead of schedule

prototype of Dragon SCALEs technology

April 9, 2020

From innovation to industry; Two campaigns expand Labs’ research portfolios; Sandia supports hypersonic flight test; Innovate New Mexico features two Sandia inventors; Excellence in action; Heroes waiting to be discovered; More than $80K raised for food bank during 15-day campaign; Tele-connecting while telecommuting; Girls get world-class STEM experience, inspiration

Efrain O’Neill and Tito Bonano

March 12, 2020

Developing energy projects for global tropics; Patient-friendly brain imager gets green light; Can the U.S. make bioweapons obsolete?; Sandia leaders honored for diversity efforts; Woman of Influence; Drive, determination and relationships; Engineering students visit CRF; Shake, rattle and roll