Economic Impact: Sandia Labs spends $3.68B
Sandia pumped an all-time high of nearly $3.68 billion into the economy in fiscal year 2019 by spending on goods, services, payroll, taxes and other payments, Labs Director James Peery announced during a news conference on Jan. 15.
A peek inside a working battery
A new paper-thin radio-frequency detector designed to work inside a lithium-ion battery provides information about the battery’s health while charging and discharging. The work will help researchers better understand and characterize batteries to improve them for renewable energy storage and national security applications.
Peery’s vision for Labs’ future
In his first week on the job, Labs Director James S. Peery told all-hands meetings in New Mexico and California about his initial priorities, “enormous passion” for national security and commitment to a diverse, inclusive workforce.