Geomechanics Laboratory

The Geomechanics Laboratory allows its users to measure rock properties under a wide range of simulated service conditions up to very high pressures and complex load paths. The laboratories capabilities make it useful for research and development in underground construction, mining, oil and gas production/reservoir management, hydrocarbon and compressed air storage and much more.

Find out more about the Geomechanics Laboratory, including a definitive set of our capabilities.


To make arrangements to use the Geomechanics Laboratory, contact the user liaison.

User liaison

Moo Y. Lee
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800, MS-0751
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-0751
Phone: (505) 844-2366
FAX: (505) 844-7354