The winning team will use the funds to improve sensor technology.
Judges favored projects that demonstrate practical impact and technological significance. Since 1976, Sandia has earned 144 R&D 100 awards.
Sandia scientists explore making ammonia with little more than sun, air and hydrogen.
Engineers at Sandia imagine a smaller, less expensive floating turbine and develop modeling software to set their idea in motion.
A successful test on the Sandia-Kirtland Air Force Base electrical grid demonstrates the benefits of a new power-generating system.
Sandia New Mexico and California use enough electricity annually to power 40,000 houses for a year. An energy management team at the Labs introduces site sustainability initiatives that decrease electricity consumption.
A novel technology at Sandia, called Twistact, eliminates reliance on rare-earth magnets for large-scale wind turbines.
The tribal energy internship program has provided hands-on experience and mentorship to many Native American students over the last two decades.
Sandia pulsed-power physicist Daniel Sinars and quantum information scientist Andrew Landahl have each received one of DOE’s highest scientific midcareer honors.