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Sandia Awards Information Technology Contracts to Three Firms

February 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M., has issued three information technology contracts totaling $353 million over a potential term of seven years. The awards streamline IT contracting at the labs, replace expiring contracts and integrate multiple service contracts to create efficiencies and long-term cost savings. Award A, an estimated $44.4 million contract for telecommunications, went to Mutual Telecom Services, Needham, Mass. Award B was a small business set-aside for enterprise computing and corporate desktop support that was awarded to The Kemtah Group, Albuquerque, for an estimated $81 million. And Award C for mission computing services, encompassing a variety of other IT services and estimated at $227.5 million, went to Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va.

Rottler Named a VP at Sandia Laboratories

Steve Rottler has been named as vice president of Sandia National Laboratories’ California laboratory, leading the Energy, Climate, and Infrastructure Security Strategic Management Unit, Livermore, California.

Robotic Device Lends Troops a Hand

August 17, 2012

A new robotic hand, developed by Sandia National Laboratories, mimics the capabilities of a human hand and could help disarm improvised explosive devices.

Apodaca To Wear Two Hats at Sandia

August 9, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Bonnie Apodaca has been named vice president of Business Operations and chief financial officer at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Future Bright for Nanoparticles in Radiation Detection

July 9, 2012

Materials researchers at the Sandia National Laboratories have developed a new class of nanoporous materials that could lead to more effective and less costly radiation detectors for homeland security inspectors. The new material works with plastic scintillators to make them glow brightly in the presence of charged particles or high-energy photons. Sandia officials say though more work is needed, they are currently seeking commercial partners to license the technology.

National Lab Seeks Cybersecurity Research Partnerships

June 18, 2012

Sandia National Laboratories is actively seeking partners to conduct research in the newly opened Cybersecurity Technologies Research Laboratory (CTRL). The CTRL offers the capability to run experiments and freely discuss a wide range of cyber research issues.

VIDEO: Sandia Tool Resolves DNS Vulnerabilities

January 12, 2012

A computer scientist at Sandia National Laboratories has developed and deployed DNSViz, a visualization tool to help government and global network administrators better understand Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) and troubleshoot problems.

Sandia Labs to Target Cyberattackers

October 26, 2011

One of the government's premier scientific research institutions is focusing its resources on defending computer systems against cyberattackers. The Sandia National Laboratories has concluded a recent two-day conference on cybersecurity by announcing plans for a new Cyber Engineering Research Institute (CERI) that will have a presence on both Sandia campuses in New Mexico and California. CERI is expected to more closely coordinate with industry and universities in developing new tactics to enhance cybersecurity. CERI also will explore ways to encourage more students to take up cybersecurity studies and may develop a major prize competition to spur innovation in cybersecurity.

iPad to the Rescue

August 19, 2011

A science-based software tool for the iPad allows first responders to learn from models of building damage and other conditions that occur after a disaster. Developed by Sandia National Laboratories, the Standard Unified Modeling, Mapping and Integration Toolkit (SUMMIT) enables firefighters, medics and police officers to visualize damaged buildings.

Hruby Now a Sandia VP

June 4, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has named Jill M. Hruby as vice president for energy, security and defense technologies.

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