Sandia LabNews

December 10, 2021

Neutralizing nanobodies; More efficient batteries; AWE Mutual Defense Agreement; R&D 100 award winners; Transgender Day of Remembrance; Bay Area SLAM competition; How to maximize healthcare benefits; Virtual Electric Car Challenge; Mural at Science & Technology Park; Atomic physicist wins SASE award; Take a Frozen Turkey to Work Day; Fall Leadership Forum

November 19, 2021

Fog chamber; Container tests at high heat; Multicultural fusion energy internship; President Nez talk; Native American Heritage Month; Veterans Day celebrations; Gift exchange guidelines; DOE Deputy Secretary visit in California

November 5, 2021

How heat affects salt-bed repositories; Three rocket launches in one day; Arctic facility moves out of Alaska; CRADA to demonstrate microgrid capabilities; Inclement weather notifications; First year of the Mentor-Protégé Program; Rise of workplace incivility; NNSA's Frank Rose visits Sandia

October 22, 2021

Rare-earth metals from coal ash; Handheld navigation device; NNSA leader visits; American-Made Solar Prize finalist; Cynthia Rivera receives safety award; Open Enrollment begins Oct. 25; Volunteers at Mandy's Farm; DOE recognizes Yuliya Preger; Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

October 8, 2021

HOT Shot rocket program upgrade; Renewable energy archive; Brain-inspired computer runs on probability; EOC groundbreaking; Sandia Gives in California; 2021 Diversity Team Award; Open Enrollment season; LAMP facility groundbreaking; DA Torrez crime update; Kouri wins DOE Early Career Research Program grant; Physics Girl interviews Sandia researchers

September 24, 2021

Kauai missile launch; 10-year target objective; Membrane makes freshwater; Scripps students inspired by hydrogen fuel cell research; Service animal organizations funded by United Way; Solar cell technology reaches space; Z machine turns 25; Two Sandians are 40 under Forty; Apple picking for Roadrunner Food Bank

September 10, 2021

Labs' response to terrorism post-9/11; Eight staff members assist in Pentagon rescue; Homeland Security mission portfolio; Redesigned radiation monitors at U.S. ports; Brian Carter, new executive sponsor of Military Support Committee; Remembering 9/11 at the Labs; Sandia well-positioned before 9/11; Q&A with mental health counselor about resilience; Introduction to the Ethics Office; Nuclear museum moves off Air Force base

August 27, 2021

Sandia expands Melcor; Computational demonstrations of high-speed alloy creation; Andy McIlroy reflects on year of pandemic; COVID-19 diagnostic testing enables safe on-site work; RetSynth software; Solar farms and severe weather; Videoconferencing growth; EHS portfolio; Virtual volunteers during pandemic; Swainson's hawks build nest at Sandia/California

August 13, 2021

Redesigned arming, fuzing and firing assembly for nuclear warhead; Tiny crystals and laser power high-voltage sensor; Labs revamp name-change process; Computer donation program; Tips for hybrid teams; Back to school donations and initiatives; DOE recognizes Laura Price

July 30, 2021

Better sodium batteries; New method for improved email security; Jill Hruby named NNSA Administrator; Cybersecurity Meetings of the Minds; Career stories at Gallup schools; 2021 Employee Recognition Awards; Sandia Core Values; American Indian and Alaska Native student internships; Historians speaker series; Virtual quantum science program

The Sandia Superfuge/Centrifuge Complex aims to provide the most realistic flight simulation environments possible.

July 16, 2021

Sandian Snapshot: Meet Michael Oberti; Sandia, Kansas City nuclear deterrence leadership visit California campus; Sandia presents monsoon and lightning awareness resources to workforce; Flexing facility muscle; Imaging tool under development exposes concealed detonators — and their charge; New weapons testing produces richer data, saves cost

Joshua Stein, a Sandia systems engineer and director of the new Perovskite Photovoltaic Accelerator for Commercializing Technologies Center, left, prepares a solar module for testing at the Labs’ Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory, which will be used to support the commercialization of U.S. perovskite-based photovoltaic technologies.

July 2, 2021

ANGLE members donate nearly a thousand pounds of food and supplies to local animal organizations;Black Leadership Committee engages middle and high school STEM students;STEM in the Sun brings science to students in summer programs across Albuquerque;Renewable energy, mentoring leader receives Women in Technology Award;July brings a wealth of financial wellness information to Sandia;Renewable energy, mentoring leader receives Women in Technology A

Scientists Matt Eichenfield, left, and Lisa Hackett led the Sandia team that created the world’s smallest and best acoustic amplifier.

June 18, 2021

Fourth graders on virtual field trip witness magic of chemistry;Pride Month: Angela Norris talks about asexual orientation;Sandia helps lead technical reference reports for photovoltaic community;Labs join forces to set gold, platinum standards;Acousto-electric devices reveal new road to miniaturizing wireless tech;Sandia gives awards, mentoring to local girls;Sandia plays host to New Mexico solons;Connecting with others through art

June 4, 2021

Lunar eclipse;We are not going back. We are moving forward;Bette Webster, Nils Otterstrom and Aaron Sharpe talk about their research careers and Sandia;Rockets, hurricanes and Kauai enchiladas;Cleared for takeoff;Testing heat exchangers helps move solar plans forward;Remediation technology reduces uranium levels 10,000-fold at legacy site in Colorado

May 21, 2021

Labs shows respect with new accessible parking signs;Sandia celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at museum;New report chronicles Labs’ high-performance computing achievements;App assesses value of energy storage;One-of-a-kind materials testing facility built from scratch

Hongyou Fan

May 7, 2021

Benefits Preference Survey offers employee insights;2021 EMS awards recognize waste reduction, simplified processes, environmental stewardship;Planting seeds and growing hope;After 40 years, CRF still driving toward future;Recalling Sandia’s rich history to mark Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month;Prehistoric humans first traversed Australia by ‘superhighways’

April 23, 2021

Electronic learning courses now open to Sandia;Ask Andy helps ease Facilities workload for managers, staff;Zero Waste by 2025 program seeks to boost recycling;On-site vaccine clinics help stomp out COVID-19;Virtually perfect: Sandia sponsors four teams to DOE Science Bowl;Legendary licenses;CRADAs, licenses lead to billions in economic impact since 2000;Here comes the sun;A song of ice and fiber

Forbes best employer

March 26, 2021

Inspirational women;Retaining knowledge of nuclear waste management;Common ‘core’: Using molecular fragments to detect deadly opioids;Reusable respirator could ease COVID-19 medical mask shortages;Lifelong curiosity and looking up

Sandia physicist Susan Clark

March 12, 2021

Spinning lights first step to computing future;Finding fire and ice: Modeling the probability of methane hydrate deposits on the seafloor;Sandia contributes to the Mars 2020 mission;Rare open-access quantum computer now operational

Sandia geoscientist holds a fractured 3D-printed rock.

February 26, 2021

Sandia teams receive DOE’s highest awards;Black engineer awards expand Sandia Labs spotlight;Search and rescue volunteers from Sandia respond to wilderness misadventures;Thin explosive films provide snapshot of how detonations start;Catching quakes caused by energy exploration before they happen

An artist’s conception of the gravity-supported magnetic fields of selected super-Earths examined by Sandia’s Z machine.

February 12, 2021

Nominate great environmental efforts for 2020 EMS awards;UNM, Sandia to develop first NM master’s program for project management;COVID-19 vaccination underway;Heavy-lifting innovation born from intersection of need, collaboration;From airplanes to cell phones: Sandia device finds the flaws in everything;Z machine probes super-Earth atmospheres

Judy Ortiz Rizek holds a printed circuit board

January 29, 2021

Adaptability in the year of COVID-19 earns Sandia a 100 Healthiest Employers award;Sandia claims top public relations award;Carbon fiber for wind turbine blades could bring cost, performance benefits;New tool brings some West Texas wind to the Duke City — virtually;International research team begins uncovering Arctic mystery;Tread tester;Sandia injects $3.76 billion into economy

Machine learning Infographic

January 15, 2021

Machine-learning algorithm; New deputy labs director; AAAS fellow; IAEA Curie award; Holiday giving; Sandia Gives; Solar prize winners; UC Davis engineering showcase