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CRF Summer Undergraduate Internship Opportunities – Apply by January 10, 2014

The Combustion Research Facility (CRF) is seeking undergraduate and community college interns for 10-week appointments in summer 2014. Interns will be paired with a CRF scientist to conduct experimental, computational, or modeling research related to CRF programs. Applicants must be U.S. citizens majoring in math, physical science, or engineering, with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0. […]

Sandia Signs Memorandum of Understanding with H2USA

Sandia recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with H2USA, a new public-private partnership launched by DOE to focus on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support more transportation energy options for U.S. consumers, including fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). The partnership brings together automakers, government agencies, gas suppliers, and the hydrogen and fuel-cell industries to coordinate […]

Assessing the Economic Potential of Advanced Biofuels

Biofuels hold great promise for the future of transportation energy, but how near we are to that future is, at best, an educated guess with many variables at play. A study led by Scott Paap (Systems Research and Analysis Dept.), “Biochemical production of ethanol and fatty acid ethyl esters from switchgrass: A comparative analysis of environmental […]

CRF Researchers answer Alan Alda’s Flame Challenge

On April 10, 2012, in CRF, Energy, Facilities, News, Transportation Energy

Last month, Alan Alda posed a challenge to scientists and researchers in Science magazine: Can you explain what a flame is in a way that 11-year-olds will understand? Entries could take any shape–prose, poetry, videos, cartoons and more! CRF researchers Guilhem Lazare, Judit Zador, and Jens Prager got together to answer the challenge with their […]


On May 19, 2011, in

Sandia is a Collaborating Institution of the  ”International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I2CNER)” of Kyushu University.  This institute is a “World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI)” established by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).   These institutes are structured to support projects aimed at creating preeminent research centers staffed at […]

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