George Lucas and His Mexican Candy Company Luca
Luca Candy Company in Mexico creates unique sweets with out-of-this-world flavors and is one of the oldest and best-known confectionery companies in its home country.
Industry Day featured presentations by officials at both LLNL and Sandia/California sites, as well as an appeal for small businesses to bid on Lab projects. Gutierrez-Stabler noted that the Lab requires various contractors for various infrastructure projects.
Early Life and Education
George Lucas was raised in Modesto, California. Throughout his childhood and young adult years he developed an interest in cars and motor racing, owning a modified Fiat. But after being involved in an almost fatal car crash that forced him to reevaluate his goals – this experience caused him to attend art school instead.
Lucas began making 8mm films while attending Modesto Junior College and mostly made car racing themed films. Additionally, he was an honor student and earned an Associate Arts degree.
After graduating from USC, he worked as a cameraman. He shot footage for Albert and David Maysles’ Gimme Shelter documentary that explores the violence surrounding Rolling Stones concerts at Altamont; additionally he worked as film editor at United States Information Agency.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia Program Champions have built relationships with university research and engineering leadership of various participating universities to both further refine the lab’s programs as well as form collaborations that foster technical workshops, career fairs, information sessions, professional development trainings and other frontline activities. Furthermore, these champions facilitate vital one-on-one meetings between Sandia leadership, researchers and students on site.
Coby Davis is an esteemed BEYA Science Spectrum Trailblazer who specializes in mechanical design for surveillance and electromechanical components. Additionally, he tutors high school and college students individually on mathematics and physics subjects.
BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leader Ned Adams designs information systems hardware, software and database architectures across key Sandia centers. He is an expert in remote sensing technologies, cloud computing platforms and big geospatial data architectures; in addition, he advocates strongly for diversity within STEM professions and serves as mentor for aspiring minority engineers.
Achievement and Honors
Lucas has created lifelike sculptures of masked luchador wrestlers, Zapatista guerillas, calaveras for dia de los muertos and Frida Kahlo as well as loteria game symbols, images of desert wildlife and dinosaurs – to name but a few subjects he has sculpted.
Sandia mechanical engineer Frank DelRio utilizes an atomic force microscope to study the growth kinetics of carbon tribofilms on platinum-gold nanocrystalline alloys using an atomic-force microscope and has become nationally renowned for this work.
Rudy Garcia of Sandia Data Engineering Services won the 2022 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Technical Achievement and Recognition, or STAR, Award. As part of his leadership at Sandia he created an end-to-end service for tasking, collecting, processing and exposing metadata. Furthermore he possesses expertise in cloud computing as well as large geospatial data architectures.
As a boy in 1960s Albuquerque, Lucas traveled to New York City’s American Museum of Natural History to see fossils from New Mexico. Determined to make an impactful contribution to geology of his home state, Lucas studied geology at Yale University before joining its staff as staff.
He has produced scientific papers, textbooks and easily accessible guidebooks about the museum’s collection ranging from scientific papers to textbooks. His expertise lies in growth, variation and allometry analysis of Pennsylvanian and Permian dinosaur populations.
He is also a family man, with five children and four grandchildren to care for. He often banters with morning DJs on 94 Rock while teaching kids about dinosaurs at the museum and writing several books related to dinosaurs or other topics. Furthermore, his grandfather built their house.
Lucas Andrew Edwards, also known by his online moniker Icycol, has amassed millions of followers across his TikTok and YouTube accounts. As a successful social media personality he makes money through TikTok videos and YouTube ads.
He owns and operates his own pool design company in Sarasota, Florida called Luca Lagoons. Inspired by his creativity and love of exterior design, he decided to open his own business Luca Lagoons.
Luca’s company specializes in designing unique koi ponds, tropical pool designs and erupting waterfalls for residential pools. He also creates custom merchandise such as caps, t-shirts and kitchen aprons as fan gifts; in operation since 1999. Other products offered by his business include Skwinkles-a sweet and spicy spaghetti-like candy- and Salsagheti-an Italian inspired snack food-