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Sandia supports hypersonic flight test

Sandia National Laboratories employees and contractors saw their work culminate in a hypersonic flight test conducted by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army on March 19 at the Kauai Test Facility in Hawaii.
24-Mar-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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From innovation to industry

A recently signed New Mexico law enables Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories to assist in turning transferred technology into viable products and services, which could boost innovation and create jobs, according to Sandia business...
17-Mar-2020 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Patient-friendly brain imager gets green light toward first prototype

Sandia National Laboratories has received a $6 million grant from the the National Institutes of Health to build a prototype medical device that would make magnetoencephalography (MEG) — a type of noninvasive brain scan — more comfortable, more...
10-Mar-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia, Puerto Rican university collaborate to develop energy projects for global tropics

A new 10-year agreement between Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, has the potential to bring more reliable electricity to remote communities and the latest in electrical grid technology to rural areas in the...
6-Mar-2020 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Father, son bond over engineering a record-smashing roadster

For the past eight years, Sandia National Laboratories manager Joel Wirth has been working afterhours in his home garage with his crew chief — his father, Jack Wirth, a retired electrical engineer from Sandia. Together, they’ve built one of the...
2-Mar-2020 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Identify, track, capture

Sandia National Laboratories robotics experts are working on a way to intercept enemy unmanned aircraft systems midflight.
25-Feb-2020 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A material benefit to society, Sandia scientist elected AAAS fellow

Sandia National Laboratories senior scientist Tina Nenoff was elected by her peers fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science “for outstanding accomplishments in nanoporous materials and technology through research and group...
3-Feb-2020 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Seeing inside a battery while it’s working

A new paper-thin radio-frequency detector, developed by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and designed to work inside a lithium-ion battery, provides information about the battery’s health while charging and discharging.
27-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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700,000 submunitions demilitarized by Sandia-designed robotics system

More than 700,000 Multiple Launch Rocket System submunitions have been demilitarized since the Army started using an automated nine-robot system conceptualized, built and programmed by Sandia National Laboratories engineers.
21-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST

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Second Act: Sandia retirees band together to help small businesses with tech challenges

Technology Retirees Economic Catalysts (TREC) was established to connect Sandia National Laboratories retirees with small businesses that need technical and other expertise.
23-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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New Radiation Detectors Developed at Sandia Used for New START Inspections

Sandia National Laboratories recently designed and produced new radiation detection equipment for New START Treaty monitoring. New START is a treaty between the United States and Russia that, among other limits, reduces the deployed nuclear...
1-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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Reducing the Traffic Jam in Batteries

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Research at Sandia National Laboratories has identified a major obstacle to advancing solid-state lithium-ion battery performance in small electronics: the flow of lithium ions across battery interfaces.Sandia’s three-year...
12-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public

Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

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X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software

An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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