Sandia National Laboratories

December 11, 2014

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has appointed Rob Leland as vice president of science and technology and chief technology officer. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.