Sandia helps provide water data for secure energy supply
Electricity powers nearly two-thirds of all cooking in U.S. homes and most of us don't think about how much water it takes to produce that energy, but Sandia's Vince Tidwell does. His work focuses on the unique relationship between energy production and water use, referred to as the energy-water nexus, and he’s helped to map water availability, cost and use data for power plants.
New computing center opens for business – ASTRA supercomputing business, that is
On Nov. 28, Sandia held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the newly built facility to house its Astra supercomputer. The LEED gold-certified building features a 30-foot-high ceiling and is long and wide enough to house a basketball game and a crowd of spectators.
Mayor Keller talks ‘One Albuquerque’
Albuquerque faces a diverse set of problems, including discouraging crime rates, economic struggles, and young talent leaving the state, and many will need the big-picture, analytical solutions for which Sandia’s workforce is known, Mayor Tim Keller told attendees at Sandia's November Community Engagement Speaker Series event. Keller spoke about the challenges and outlined his strategies for moving the community forward.