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Diagnosing Supercomputer Problems


A team of computer scientists and engineers from Sandia National Laboratories and Boston University recently won the Gauss Award at the International Supercomputing conference for their paper about using machine learning to automatically diagnose...
13-Nov-2017 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Routes to Renewables: Sandia Speeds Transformation of Biofuel Waste Into Wealth


A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has demonstrated faster, more efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals worth billions. The team’s findings could help transform the economics of making fuels and other products from...
9-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Infrastructure Optimization Tool From Sandia Helps Design Future Bases


Sandia National Laboratories has been helping the Army’s Product Directorate Contingency Base Infrastructure identify the best equipment for temporary bases overseas since 2013. For the first time, a Sandia-designed software tool is being used to...
6-Nov-2017 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sandia Labs Team Develops Optical Diagnostic That Helps Improve Fuel Economy While Reducing Emissions


A new optical device at Sandia National Laboratories that helps researchers image pollutants in combusting fuel sprays might lead to clearer skies in the future.An optical setup developed by researchers at Sandia’s Combustion Research Facility and...
3-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robotics Principles Help Sandia Wave Energy Converters Better Absorb Power of Ocean Waves


Compared to wind and solar energy, wave energy has remained relatively expensive and hard to capture, but engineers from Sandia National Laboratories are working to change that by drawing inspiration from other industries. Sandia’s engineering...
30-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Fractal-Like Concentrating Solar Power Receivers Are Better at Absorbing Sunlight


Sandia National Laboratories engineers have developed new fractal-like, concentrating solar power receivers for small- to medium-scale use that are up to 20 percent more effective at absorbing sunlight than current technology. The receivers were...
25-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandia’s International Peer Mentorship Program Improves Biorisk Management


Sandia National Laboratories' international peer mentoring program pairs experienced biosafety professionals from developed countries with their counterparts in the developing world.
24-Oct-2017 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Impactful Times’ Tells Story of Decades of Sandia Shock Physics Research

A new book by Sandia National Laboratories researchers describes shock physics research at the labs from its early history to today. Speeding bullets practically stand still compared to impact velocities achieved in shock physics studies.
19-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public


Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software


An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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