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Cyber Defender interns take on national security challenges

Sandia National Laboratories’ internship institute in cybersecurity, called the Center for Cyber Defenders, has been introducing college students from across the U.S. to important national security challenges since 2001.
21-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia National Laboratories employee named Scientist of the Year

Sandian named Scientist of the Year by Great Minds in Stems - an organization tasked with highlighting Hispanics who excel in Engineering and Science. A first for Sandia National Laboratories.
18-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Increasing national security with satellites that team together

Sandia National Laboratories has been working on an autonomy project led by the Air Force Research Laboratory that could improve the nation’s ability to conduct national security missions, including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance,...
14-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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High-tech invisible ink spells trouble for counterfeiters

A high-tech invisible ink invented at Sandia National Laboratories could become the newest tool for stopping counterfeit goods. The research team is now seeking partnerships to help develop and ultimately commercialize the new technology.
12-Sep-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The race to build the world’s smallest atomic clock, again

Yuan-Yu Jau is on a quest to build the world’s smallest atomic clock, a device that measures time with extreme accuracy.
29-Aug-2023 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making materials more durable through science

A team at Sandia National Laboratories developed a molecule that helps change the way some materials react to temperature fluctuations, which makes them more durable. It’s an application that could be used in everything from plastic phone cases to...
28-Aug-2023 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandia successfully tests heat-powered system

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories recently designed, built and lab-tested a device that can use the temperature difference caused by periodically pumping carbon dioxide down a borehole to charge batteries to someday power underground...
21-Aug-2023 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bigger and better quantum computers possible with new ion trap, dubbed the Enchilada

Sandia National Laboratories has produced its first lot of a new world-class ion trap, a central component for certain quantum computers.
17-Aug-2023 7:00 AM 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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