Sandia rededicates building to Domenici

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ALBUQUERQUE — Sandia National Laboratories Director Paul Hommert will re-dedicate Sandia’s Weapons Integration Facility (building 898) as the Pete V. Domenici National Security Innovation Center at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the southeast corner of Sandia National Laboratories’ Mesa Complex on Kirtland Air Force Base.
Domenici will be joined by Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. and Steve Pearce, R-N.M. and Deputy Administrator Don Cook of NNSA Defense Programs. Gov. Susanna Martinez also will attend.
The center houses approximately 350 Sandia staff, mostly working on weapon subsystem engineering and modeling and simulation or engineering sciences.
Sandia National Laboratories is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.
With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.