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Back to the drawing board: Reinventing offshore wind turbines

In order to design radically new idea offshore wind turbines, Sandia National Laboratories engineers first needed to build a design tool capable of modeling the physics vertical-axis wind turbine, or a new "drawing board."
16-Aug-2022 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia Science & Tech Park continues to strengthen economy

Since 1998, companies and organizations in the Sandia Science & Technology Park have paid nearly $7.2 billion in wages and generated more than $4 billion in taxable personal consumption, according to a new report.
10-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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“We’ve Got the Power”: Sandia technology test delivers electricity to the grid

For the first time, Sandia National Laboratories researchers delivered electricity produced by a new power-generating system to the Sandia-Kirtland Air Force Base electrical grid.
9-Aug-2022 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Can an Algorithm Teach Scientists to Write Better Quantum Computer Programs?

A new research project, funded by an Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award, will help quantum computer scientists write better programs that fail less often.
2-Aug-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Employee honored for disability inclusion, advocacy

Heather Spalding, a business lead at Sandia National Laboratories, was recently recognized as an Employee of the Year by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine for her advocacy efforts, professional accomplishments, community outreach initiatives and more.
25-Jul-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia applied mathematician wins DOE Early Career Research Award

Guiding highly complex simulations with real-world, very fine data.
21-Jul-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Radar Gets a Major Makeover

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to replace legacy analog radars commonly used by the military with a new, digital, software-defined system called Multi-Mission Radio Frequency Architecture.
19-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia Researchers Receive Two EO Lawrence Awards

Sandia National Laboratories pulsed-power physicist Daniel Sinars and quantum information scientist Andrew Landahl have each received 2021 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Awards, the U.S. Department of Energy’s highest scientific mid-career honor.
18-Jul-2022 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cheers to five more years

An initiative that helps businesses transform New Mexico national laboratories’ technologies into viable products and services will continue driving innovations to market into 2027.
15-Apr-2022 3:25 PM EDT

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Including Everyone at the Table

In less than three years at Sandia National Laboratories, competitive intelligence specialist Kelli Howie's targeted work to develop and advance women inventors was recognized by the Federal Laboratory Consortium with a national Rookie of the Year...
12-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT

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Preserving the past

Christina Chavez, Sandia National Laboratories' first full-time archaeologist, works with teams throughout Sandia to ensure the U.S. Department of Energy remains in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
22-Mar-2022 1:10 PM EDT

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Legendary licenses

Licensing expert Bob Westervelt, who has worked to transfer Sandia National Laboratories technologies in the medical, solar and hydrogen production fields, received the 2021 Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional Award from the Federal...
28-Apr-2021 12:55 PM EDT

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Hispanic organization honors nuclear waste management leader, cyber assurance architect

Two experts at Sandia National Laboratories have been honored for their achievements and leadership as top engineers and scientists from the Hispanic community. Evaristo “Tito” Bonano, nuclear energy fuel cycle senior manager, and cyber...
15-Oct-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Sandia tests distillery’s hand sanitizer developed to address severe shortage

Distillery-developed hand sanitizer is leaving a New Mexico warehouse as quickly as it disappeared from grocery stores after Sandia National Laboratories helped confirm the product meets all federal requirements for distribution.
7-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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Award-winning engineer helps keep US nuclear deterrent safe from radiation

Sandia National Laboratories engineer Alan Mar ensures components made for the U.S. nuclear stockpile pass stringent standards to resist radiation and remain safe and reliable in extremely harsh environments.
23-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST

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Fields of gold

Sandia National Laboratories ecologist Jennifer Payne is one of two Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners in New Mexico, a title held by only 150 people in the country. With an eye for vegetation, she helps protect lands and upholds labs...
4-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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