Sandia Mission: National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat or mitigate threats.

Individuals from Sandia National Laboratories will be on campus Friday, September 15 for a day of engaging with faculty, students and staff.

Sandia Day Poster Session

If you are a student or postdoc interested in presenting at the poster session, please sign up using the button below by Tuesday, September 5.

Poster Session Sign-Up

The event will advance mutual understanding and awareness of ongoing research, offer opportunities for students and postdocs to learn about career opportunities at Sandia, and foster discussions across all levels of campus on potential avenues for research funding and support.  

  • Faculty and staff will learn about Sandia’s laboratory and facilities, as well Sandia programs designed to foster partnerships.   
  • Students and postdocs will learn about Sandia, as well as internship programs and career opportunities.  
  • Sandia attendees will learn about CU Boulder research priorities, engage with key faculty, and meet students and postdocs working in areas aligned with Sandia priority research areas. 

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Please join us!

Friday, September 15, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. MT

Register now

We welcome all CU Boulder individuals to the following events. Sign-ups are needed for events marked with Please use the form below to register for these events, or the poster session form if you are interested in presenting at the poster session.


  • 9–9:20 a.m.: Opening Remarks and Sandia Day Logistics
    • Aero 111
  • 9:20–10:20 a.m.: Introduction to Sandia National Laboratories
    • Aero 111
  • 10:35–11 a.m.: AERO Building Tour Option #1
    • Start outside of Aero 111
  • 11 a.m.—noon: Updates on Current Projects and Joint Centers
    • Aero 111
  • Noon–1:30 p.m.:  Student Lunchtime Information Session on Internship and Job Opportunities (sign up below)
    • Aero 114
  • 1:30–2:40 p.m.:  Topical Breakout Sessions and Targeted Discussions: Climate, Quantum, Artificial Intelligence, National Security, Side Conversations on additional topics (sign up below)
    • Climate – Polar climate, Autonomous Earth observing systems [Aero 232 – CC]
    • Quantum – Metrology, Sensing[Aero 114]
    • Artificial Intelligence – Large Language Models, Robotics [Aero 224L]
    • National Security – Space Mission Assurance, Extreme Environment Materials, Hypersonics [Aero N250 – CC]
    • Side Conversations on additional topics [Aero Lobby]
  • 2:55–3:20 p.m.: AERO Building Tour Option #2
    • Start outside of Aero 114
  • 3:15–4:30 p.m.:  Early Career Poster Session: Sign-Up Here by 9/5
    • Aero Lobby
  • 5:30–7:30 p.m.: No-host social gathering: Relax with colleagues for continued discussions, food, and drinks
    • The Rayback: 2775 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80304
    • Parking is limited. Carpooling and public transportation are encouraged.

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