Computing Research at Sandia creates technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges. The Computing Research portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state-of-the-art applications. Much of our work involves enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems. We also have extensive research programs in decision support, cognitive modeling, informatics, and discrete modeling.
The Computing Research enterprise is closely tied to the laboratories' broader set of missions and strategies. Application areas include nuclear weapons, cyber security, and energy and CO2 challenges such as climate modeling, alternative energy technologies, and improvements to the power grid. We also serve as stewards of important capabilities for the nation in high-strain-rate physics, scientific visualization, mesh generation, and computational materials.