Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories was founded in 1949 and is a government-owned/contractor operated facility. Lockheed Martin is the private sector contractor operator. Sandia National Laboratories mission is to address national security in the area of nuclear weapons, energy, resource and nonproliferation, defense systems and assessments, homeland security and defense. Sandi National Laboratories main facilities are in New Mexico and California with a number of smaller labs within the US.

Address
Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, PO Box 5800 Albuquerque, NM 87185; Sandia National Laboratories, California PO Box 969, Livermore, CA 94551-0969
Website
http://www.sandia.gov/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandia_National_Laboratories
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Engineering

Developing algorithms for self-healing microgrids of the future

Self-healing electrical grids: It may sound like a concept from science fiction, with tiny robots or some sentient tech crawling around fixing power lines, but in a reality not far from fiction a team of researchers is bringing ...

Engineering

Testing coatings to protect canisters against corrosion

As anyone who has lived near the ocean can attest, metal and sea mist are a recipe for corrosion. A nuisance of coastal life, the consequences of these common chemical reactions become far more serious when it is taking aim ...

Engineering

New superalloy could cut carbon emissions from power plants

As the world looks for ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories have shown that a new 3D-printed superalloy could help power plants generate more electricity while producing less ...

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