Welcome to
Sandia National Laboratories / California


Our web site is your guide for research and technology development performed by Sandia in California for the Department of Energy.

We are committed to collaborative research and development with industry and universities, resulting in new and enhanced technologies that have both commercial and national security benefits.

Located in Livermore, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, we have a nearly 50 year history of proud and distinguished service to the nation. Our work includes:

  • weapons systems and technology for our nation's nuclear deterrent.
  • solutions to some of the nation's greatest challenges:
  • combustion and renewable energy research
  • environmental sciences
  • distributed information systems and information protection
  • response to chemical and biological threats
  • microsystems technologies
  • an emerging program in biotechnology.