January 17, 2020

Eric Sorte in lab

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.

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Labs Director James S. Peery speaks during all-hands meeting

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.

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Alan Mar portrait

SASE honors Alan Mar

Sandia engineer Alan Mar, who has worked at the Labs for 25 years, has been honored by the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers with a 2019 Professional Achievement Award.

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Keith Matzen at the Z facility

Keith Matzen wins nuclear fusion award

Sandia Fellow Keith Matzen has received the 2019 Distinguished Career Award from Fusion Power Associates, a national nonprofit research and education foundation, for his many contributions to the Labs’ development of nuclear fusion.

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Spotlight on diversity

Sandia has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as a winner of the 16th annual Innovations in Diversity Awards, honoring corporations, organizations and institutions that have developed innovative solutions in workforce diversity, inclusion and human equity.

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