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Trio of Sandia women recognized as leaders in STEM, diversity

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Three Sandia women have received a Women Worth Watching Award, presented by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Chemical engineers Carol Adkins and Justine Johannes each received a Women Worth Watching in STEM Award and were recently profiled in the special STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) edition of the journal. “Collectively, these leaders […]

Sandia researchers named IEEE fellows

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Sandia National Laboratories researchers have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, known as IEEE. Bryan Oliver, senior manager of the Radiation Effects Sciences and Applications Department, was named for his contributions to the theory and simulation of intense particle beams and plasmas, and electrical engineer Ray […]

Sandia’s California site recognizes innovative Livermore teachers

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Teachers are no strangers to surprising their students, but in late April, the tables were turned on Livermore teachers Fenna Gatty and Gretchen Reynolds. In front of their students and colleagues, they were surprised as the winners of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the Livermore Valley Education Foundation and Sandia […]

Mechanical engineering society elects four fellows from Sandia Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fellows of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers make up only 3.1 percent of ASME’s 107,895 members. Sandia National Laboratories engineers Cliff Ho, Alexander Brown, Hy Tran and Kevin Dowding now are members of that elite group. Election as a fellow “recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession,” according […]

Sandia recognizes top female high school students in math, science in northern California

Mentorship emerged as theme for this year’s program LIVERMORE, Calif. – Female scholars from the junior class from San Francisco Bay Area high schools recently gathered at Sandia’s California site for the 26th annual Sandia Math and Science Awards. The Sandia Math and Science Awards program recognizes high-achieving young women for their accomplishments in STEM […]

Dan Sinars represents Sandia in first energy leadership class

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dan Sinars, a senior manager in Sandia National Laboratories’ pulsed power center, which built and operates the Z facility, is the sole representative from a nuclear weapons lab in a Department of Energy leadership program that recently visited Sandia. Members of the Oppenheimer Science and Energy Leadership Program (OSELP) are up-and-coming leaders […]

Sandia scientist named fellow for diverse contributions to aeronautics, space research

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gary Polansky, the chief scientist for hypersonic technology development and applications at Sandia National Laboratories, has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA, the world’s largest aerospace professional society, confers the distinction of fellow to recognize professionals’ notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences […]

Sandia intern, mentor win chemical society award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Sandia National Laboratories student intern Julian A. Vigil and researcher Timothy N. Lambert captured a 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research. Vigil will receive a financial stipend and a plaque; his mentor Lambert will receive a plaque for permanent display at Sandia. Vigil’s research career began as […]

Sandia researcher wins early-career computer modeling award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Salvatore Campione of Sandia National Laboratories has been awarded the 2017 Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Early Career Award “for innovative contributions to the electromagnetic modeling of complex systems and structures, from microwave to optical frequencies.” The ACES Early Career Award honors achievements and contributions in the field of computational electromagnetics by […]

Asian-American engineer sees prestigious national award as Sandia ‘career achievement’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ireena Erteza has engineering in her blood. She’s had a love for it as far back as she can remember. “My father showed me what it is to be a scholar and an engineer,” she said. “He was playful and creative. He gave me free rein to play in his workshop and to […]

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