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Sandia Earns Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Awards

Paul Hommert has been named 2013 Laboratory Director of the Year by the FLC for his support of technology transfer activities at Sandia. The FLC said the award recognized the excellence of work during 2012 by Hommert, Sandia’s president and laboratories director, and the entire Sandia tech transfer program. The FLC also honored Sandia and [...]

Biofuels Blend Right In: Researchers Show Ionic Liquids Effective for Pretreating Mixed Blends of Biofuel Feedstocks

Winemakers have long known that blending different grape varietals can favorably balance the flavor characteristics of the wine they produce. In the future, makers of advanced biofuels might use a similar strategy, blending different feedstock varieties to balance the energy characteristics of the transportation fuel they produce. A collaborative study by researchers with the DOE’s [...]

Photovoltaic (PV) Regional Test Center (RTC) Website Goes Live

ECIS has developed a new external website to facilitate the functions of the five DOE RTCs—both interacting with each other to fulfill the overall DOE objectives and with partners in the U.S. PV industry. The site houses project updates, news, and events as well as controlled access for project file sharing. The DOE has commissioned [...]

Hope Michelsen named to Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame

Sandia combustion and atmospheric scientist Hope Michelsen (Combustion Chemistry Dept.) has been named by the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame as the 2013 Outstanding Woman in Science. She is the first Sandian to receive this award. Hope is being honored for her atmospheric science research, specifically, for developing methods of measuring soot, understanding how [...]

Cool Earth Solar and Sandia Team Up in First-Ever Public-Private Partnership on Livermore Valley Open Campus

In a public-private partnership that takes full advantage of the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) for the first time, Sandia and Cool Earth Solar (CES) have signed a five-year cooperative research & development agreement (CRADA) that could make solar energy more affordable and accessible. The CRADA calls for researchers with Sandia’s New Mexico solar energy [...]

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