Tag Archives: Sandia National Laboratories

General Atomics Seeks to Expand Tech Development Efforts Through New Mexico Facility

General Atomics has established an office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a move to expand its presence and technology development efforts in the region. The company said Monday its new office in Innovate ABQ’s Lobo Rainforest building offers General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems an opportunity to connect with local contractors, entrepreneurs and laboratories. “We’re looking forward to …

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Ball Aerospace to Build Cryostat for NASA-Funded Interstellar Observatory; Jim Oschmann Comments

NASA has selected Ball Aerospace & Technologies to design and develop a cryostat for a science mission that aims to measure emissions from the interstellar medium and study the life cycle of interstellar gas in the Milky Way. Ball Aerospace said Thursday it will build the cryostat to generate a temperature-controlled for detectors of the University of …

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DOE’s National Labs to Collaborate With 38 Small Businesses on Energy Tech Projects

The Energy Department has identified 38 small businesses that will partner with national laboratories to address technology challenges associated with the development of advanced energy systems. DOE said Friday the Small Business Vouchers program offers competitively-selected small businesses access to intellectual and technical resources at national laboratories. Eight laboratories will receive funds to support the partnership …

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Sandia National Lab and Singapore Partner on Energy Storage Test-Bed Project; Dan Borneo Comments

Sandia National Laboratories and the government of Singapore have inked a four-year cooperative research and development agreement to set up the nation’s first grid energy storage test-bed. Singapore’s Energy Market Authority has tapped Sandia Labs, operated by Lockheed Martin’s subsidiary Sandia Corp., to assess up to three energy storage test-beds …

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Sandia Natl Labs Vet Julia Phillips Joins National Science Board

Julia Phillips, former acting vice president and chief technology officer of the Education Department‘s Sandia National Laboratories, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Science Board. She will lead efforts to maintain U.S.’ key role in the science and engineering fields in her new position, Sandia Labs said Wednesday. …

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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program. The small businesses will each receive vouchers worth up to $300,000 and the opportunity to work with the various …

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Lockheed, 3 Universities Team Up to Chase Sandia Labs Mgmt Recompete Contract; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has teamed up with Purdue University, New Mexico State University and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology to bid for a potential $2.9 billion contract to run the Sandia National Laboratories over a 10-year period. Each of the three universities aim to provide personnel and facilities to support Sandia’s research and …

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Lockheed’s Sandia Subsidiary to Receive Energy Tech Project Funds From DOE

The Energy Department will support two technology development initiatives at Sandia National Laboratories for eventual transmission into the commercial market. Sandia Labs said Tuesday its Sandia Cooler and BA-BZT-BT capacitors projects will receive an equal amount of non-federal money with the other selected energy projects from TCF to match the federal investment. Lockheed Martin‘s …

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Sandia Labs’ Program Aims to Offer Career Opportunities for Battlefield-Injured Military Personnel

Two U.S. Army female veterans from Albuquerque, New Mexico, have become the first women to join a Sandia National Laboratories-run career development initiative for injured soldiers in the battlefield. Iraq war veterans Gabrielle Holcomb and Lindsey Kibler joined the Wounded Warrior Career Development Program that aims to hire injured military personnel …

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Battelle-Boeing Team to Chase Sandia National Lab Mgmt Contract; Jeffrey Wadsworth Comments

Battelle and Boeing have agreed to jointly pursue work to operate Sandia National Laboratories in partnership with the University of New Mexico, Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System. The Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration currently looks for a company to manage SNL, a federally funded research …

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Lockheed-Run Sandia Lab Gets DOE Contract Renewal to Manage Regional Test Centers

Sandia National Laboratories has received a three-year contract renewal from the Energy Department to manage regional test centers that assess the performance, reliability and economic viability of solar photovoltaic technologies. DOE’s SunShot Initiative funds the RTC program launched in 2012 that works to make solar energy have similar costs in comparison with other electricity forms …

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