SPARKING INNOVATION — Keith Matzen, director of the Pulsed Power Sciences Center, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and physicist Jim Bailey discuss the research of the Z machine during a stop at the Sandia facility on Tuesday.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry emphatically thanked Sandia employees for their contributions to science and issues of national and international security, equating research to public service during a visit to the Labs on Oct. 9.
“There’s an old saying that the United States Marines don’t have to look in the mirror and ask themselves if they make a difference,” said Perry during an all-hands meeting. “I suggest the same thing’s true for men and women of our national labs, particularly those that work in the weapons programs.”
Sandia welcomed Secretary Perry for a tour of the Albuquerque facilities as part of his commitment to visit each DOE national lab. The morning tour included visits to MESA and Z