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American Indian Science and Engineering Society honors two Sandia employees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Ginger Hernandez and Tribal Government Program manager Laurence Brown have been honored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society for their career accomplishments. Hernandez is the recipient of the AISES Technical Excellence Award and Brown has received the Government Partner Service Award. The Technical Excellence Award winner is […]

AIAA names two Sandia engineers as associate fellows

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — You might say Sandia National Laboratories aerospace engineer Srinivasan Arunajatesan went into the field because of his sister. Sandia colleague Vicente Romero went into mechanical engineering because of exposure to science and technology in school and through extracurricular activities he pursued while growing up. Arunajatesan, who joined Sandia in 2010, and Romero, […]

Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Award goes to Sandia researcher

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Chris LaFleur has received a 2017 Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Award. LaFleur was one of 10 recipients recognized at the sixth annual C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium in partnership with the MIT Energy Initiative and Stanford University’s Precourt Institute for Energy. LaFleur is responsible for leading Sandia’s […]

Optical Society elects two Sandia researchers as fellows

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researchers Hope Michelsen and Jeff Tsao have been elected fellows of the Optical Society. Michelsen was elected for pioneering contributions to the fundamental understanding of laser-radiation interactions with soot particles through laser-induced incandescence, absorption and scattering, and using laser-induced incandescence to assess environmental impacts of carbonaceous particle. Tsao was […]

Diagnosing supercomputer problems

Sandia, Boston University win award for using machine learning to detect issues ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A team of computer scientists and engineers from Sandia National Laboratories and Boston University recently received a prestigious award at the International Supercomputing conference for their paper on automatically diagnosing problems in supercomputers. The research, which is in the early […]

Sandia researcher receives IEEE Computer Society’s 2017 Sidney Fernbach Award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Steve Plimpton, a computational scientist at Sandia National Laboratories’ Center for Computing Research, has received the IEEE Computer Society’s 2017 Sidney Fernbach Award for “high-performance computer simulation frameworks that have advanced research in materials science, chemistry, biology and other related areas.” The citation, while accurate in scope, hardly portrays the depth of […]

Two Sandia engineers named University of New Mexico distinguished alumni

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico School of Engineering has named two Sandia National Laboratories engineers as distinguished alumni for 2017. Ireena Erteza was honored for electrical and computer engineering and Kenneth Armijo was selected for mechanical engineering. They will be recognized at an awards dinner Nov. 2. The Distinguished Alumni Award, the […]

Three Sandia engineers recognized for contributions to advancing women in STEM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Three Sandia National Laboratories engineers have been recognized by the Society of Women Engineers as part of its annual awards program for their support in the enrichment and advancement of women in engineering. Janet Williams won the Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes members who have made significant contributions to SWE for at […]

Sandia computing researcher wins DOE Early Career Research Program Award

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Tim Wildey has received a 2017 Early Career Research Program award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Wildey is Sandia’s first winner of the Advanced Scientific Computing Research branch of the prestigious program, said manager Daniel Turner. The national award, now in its eighth year, provides […]

Sandia Labs wins 5 regional technology transfer awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their industry partners for outstanding technology transfer achievements. The consortium’s Mid-Continent and Far West regions recognized Sandia’s: 3-D printing for subscale wind […]

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