How to multitask when nuclear nonproliferation is on the line
New cognitive science research from Sandia shows that while maps can help you identify landmarks while being escorted, using one also limits situational awareness and knowledge of surroundings not on the map. This finding is one of several coming from a three-year project that paired cognitive scientists and nuclear safeguards experts to conduct human performance tests and develop recommendations for inspectors.
Sandia joins national center for quantum computing research
Sandia will serve as the leading partner in one of five national research centers for quantum information science established by DOE in August. The Quantum Systems Accelerator is a multi-disciplinary team comprising dozens of researchers from 15 labs and universities.
NM companies may receive up to $150K in technical assistance
Eligible New Mexico companies have submitted statements of intent to work with scientists and engineers at Sandia or Los Alamos national laboratories through the Technology Readiness Gross Receipts Tax Credit Initiative. The new program allows selected companies to receive up to $150,000 in direct technical assistance per year for prototyping, proof-of-concept, field demonstrations, technical validation, testing and development or other activities.