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Sandia National Laboratories is a multimission laboratory operated by National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia LLC (NTESS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc. for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. Sandia Labs has major research and development responsibilities in nuclear deterrence, global security, defense, energy technologies and economic competitiveness, with main facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Livermore, California.

Mission: Working to secure a peaceful and free world through technology.

At a time when personal protective equipment is in short supply, many Sandia employees are sewing face masks for communi...
05/29/2020
Sew many masks

At a time when personal protective equipment is in short supply, many Sandia employees are sewing face masks for community organizations, first responders, delivery workers and more.

Volunteers make masks and accessories for essential workers, community members

A Sandia team faced with COVID-19 challenges has found a way to keep a critical mission on track. Kylen Johns says, “It ...
05/28/2020
Pulling together while standing apart

A Sandia team faced with COVID-19 challenges has found a way to keep a critical mission on track. Kylen Johns says, “It started as something very negative and stressful, and it turned into something where we’ve actually had better teaming than we’ve probably had in years.”

Today on Memorial Day, we remember and honor those who have sacrificed their lives in service to our nation.
05/25/2020

Today on Memorial Day, we remember and honor those who have sacrificed their lives in service to our nation.

Congratulations to Jim Cleary, Emily Gaffney, Bernadette Gallegos and Johnathon Huff, who have joined the ranks of Albuq...
05/14/2020
Four Sandia leaders honored among 40 Under Forty

Congratulations to Jim Cleary, Emily Gaffney, Bernadette Gallegos and Johnathon Huff, who have joined the ranks of Albuquerque Business First's 40 Under Forty honorees for their professional achievement, leadership and critical roles they play in the community.

05/05/2020

𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Sandia’s Bldgs. 858N and 858EF in New Mexico will reopen at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected areas in accordance with CDC guidelines. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3dn5E9r.

Sandia’s New Mexico site has temporarily closed Bldgs. 858N and 858EF for cleaning and disinfection due to a confirmed case of COVID-19. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/35ytJYp.

Sandia has earned four prestigious national Federal Laboratory Consortium awards for developing and commercializing inno...
04/29/2020
Sandia Labs wins four national tech transfer awards

Sandia has earned four prestigious national Federal Laboratory Consortium awards for developing and commercializing innovations with far-reaching impacts, from an at-home fertility test to a reactor that makes medical isotopes.

Earlier this year, more than a dozen Sandia volunteers and their families and friends packed 624 pounds of pasta and 14,...
04/24/2020

Earlier this year, more than a dozen Sandia volunteers and their families and friends packed 624 pounds of pasta and 14,298 pounds of fresh produce to help put about 12,000 meals on the tables of Bay Area families in need. https://bit.ly/3az99YO

Sandia is honored to be the first national lab to take the Open COVID Pledge, standing beside Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Pa...
04/21/2020

Sandia is honored to be the first national lab to take the Open COVID Pledge, standing beside Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Facebook and Amazon to make patents freely available in the fight against COVID-19 and its effects. https://bit.ly/3brdQVw

In just 15 days, Sandia employees donated $75,000 to Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico to help feed families across the...
04/15/2020
Sandia gives more than $100K to Roadrunner Food Bank through match program

In just 15 days, Sandia employees donated $75,000 to Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico to help feed families across the state during this trying time. Inspired by the generosity of the workforce, the Labs matched $25,000 to help fulfill an unprecedented demand for food.

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04/14/2020

𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Sandia's Bldg. 954 in Albuquerque will reopen on Wednesday, April 15, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected areas in accordance with CDC guidelines. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2V6sXy6.

04/14/2020

Sandia’s New Mexico site has temporarily closed Bldg. 954 due to a confirmed case of COVID-19. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2RBeOGV.

From science trivia to comics and coloring, the U.S. Department of Energy offers hours of interactive digital content fo...
04/09/2020

From science trivia to comics and coloring, the U.S. Department of Energy offers hours of interactive digital content for parents and children to explore at home: https://bit.ly/3c5RuZE

Sandia's Bldg. 860 in Albuquerque will reopen on Thursday, April 9, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected ...
04/09/2020

Sandia's Bldg. 860 in Albuquerque will reopen on Thursday, April 9, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected areas in accordance with CDC guidelines. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2JNiAZH.

Battling a shortage of supplies, Sandia is working with an Albuquerque-based medical manufacturer to test the filtration...
04/08/2020
'War without guns': Local manufacturers build key equipment for N.M.

Battling a shortage of supplies, Sandia is working with an Albuquerque-based medical manufacturer to test the filtration rate of alternative materials for new face masks. – via The Santa Fe New Mexican

Several small local companies have emerged to boost supplies of medical equipment for health care workers on the front lines.

04/08/2020

Sandia’s New Mexico site has temporarily closed Bldg. 860 due to a confirmed case of COVID-19. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/39SBBVd.

Sandia's Bldg. 720 in Albuquerque will reopen on Monday, April 6, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected ar...
04/06/2020

Sandia's Bldg. 720 in Albuquerque will reopen on Monday, April 6, following cleaning and disinfection of all affected areas in accordance with CDC guidelines. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/39KprNS.

During this challenging and unprecedented time, Sandia employees are finding many ways to help in our local communities,...
04/04/2020

During this challenging and unprecedented time, Sandia employees are finding many ways to help in our local communities, while practicing social distancing. For example, this week 55 volunteers have pitched in at the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico, and each Friday in April, 20 volunteers will help sort food for local families.

04/01/2020

Sandia’s New Mexico site has confirmed a second case of COVID-19. Three buildings were vacated earlier today, and one remains closed for thorough cleaning and disinfection. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2wKgpTQ

Sandia and other businesses across New Mexico are stepping up to combat the effects of COVID-19 in the community by supp...
03/30/2020
NM businesses step up in tough times

Sandia and other businesses across New Mexico are stepping up to combat the effects of COVID-19 in the community by supporting programs like the Emergency Action Fund for nonprofits, feeding restaurant employees and health care workers, or donating masks from the construction sector.

Grants for aid groups, meals for idled workers

03/27/2020

Sandia’s New Mexico site has confirmed a case of COVID-19, and Labs management is taking steps to protect the health of the workforce. Buildings where the individual worked and visited are closed for thorough cleaning and disinfection. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2JhoJNx

In the fight against COVID-19, Sandia is partnering with other national labs, government agencies, companies, and academ...
03/25/2020
White House Launches Supercomputing Consortium to Fight COVID-19

In the fight against COVID-19, Sandia is partnering with other national labs, government agencies, companies, and academic institutions to unleash the power of America’s supercomputers.

Scientists are tapping supercomputers to learn more about the novel coronavirus.

Sandia is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our employ...
03/18/2020

Sandia is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our employees and communities. View the latest information ➡️ www.sandia.gov/coronavirus

Sandia has announced new measures to temporarily expand paid leave for employees needing to care for their families duri...
03/14/2020
Sandia Labs announces support for employees affected by COVID-19 closures

Sandia has announced new measures to temporarily expand paid leave for employees needing to care for their families during COVID-19 school and daycare closures. “Sandia thinks these measures will ensure our national security mission is met, while caring for the health, safety and well-being of our more than 14,000 employees in New Mexico, California and other communities,” said Labs Director James Peery.

With its 200-foot-tall solar tower, heliostat field, molten salt test loop and more, Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Tes...
03/04/2020

With its 200-foot-tall solar tower, heliostat field, molten salt test loop and more, Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility is a one-of-a-kind testbed for exploring cutting-edge tech in electricity, processing heat, energy storage, materials testing and concentrating solar power. Take a look inside the NSTTF with a new virtual tour ➡️ http://bit.ly/38tZ0vu

“I fell in love with land-speed racing at Bonneville because, for me personally, it was all about beating a standard — t...
03/02/2020
Father, son bond over engineering a record-smashing roadster

“I fell in love with land-speed racing at Bonneville because, for me personally, it was all about beating a standard — the clock — through the best design I could create.” A father-son duo from the Labs have engineered one of the fastest 1927 Model T roadsters in the world.

Sandia data engineer Lawrence Allen generously donated his kidney to a stranger in need. For National Donor Day, read ho...
02/14/2020

Sandia data engineer Lawrence Allen generously donated his kidney to a stranger in need. For National Donor Day, read how his selfless act saved six lives. http://bit.ly/2Spnukv

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