June 22, 2018

high-performance computer

DOE to deploy Arm-based supercomputer prototype at Sandia

Arm microprocessors have been used in numerous applications from vehicle computers to cell phones, but until recently, have not been practical for use in high-performance computing. Astra — one of the first supercomputers to use Arm processors in a large-scale high-performance computing platform — is expected to be deployed at Sandia later this summer.

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District Attorney Raul Torrez

DA talks tough on metro crime

Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez gave a Sandia audience some sobering facts about crime in the Albuquerque metro area at the inaugural session of the Community Engagement Speaker Series.

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Joan Tafoya

Tafoya named industrial engineering fellow

For her dedication to optimizing business processes and systems, Joan Tafoya recently was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, which recognized her work solving complex technical problems and instituting lean practices — passions that drew her to Sandia last fall after a 27-year career at Intel.

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Chris LaFleur's family portrait

Fireproofing your home

Imagine having to wear a fireproof mask all day, every day, in your own home and never being able to take it off — no matter how suffocating it feels. That’s what it’s like for people who risk being fired if they acknowledge their sexual orientation at work.

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