Deborah Serna

Information Systems Engineering Project Manager

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Information Systems Engineering Project Manager



Deborah joined Sandia National Laboratories in 1995 and became a Senior Member of Staff in 2013. Now in the Electrical Models & Simulation Department, she is applying her information systems engineering expertise to an agile transformation strategy. Deborah currently plans, leads, and directs the execution of technical information systems engineering projects through the entire project’s lifecycle to deliver the Xyce, Sandia’s massively parallel, open-source, transistor-level (ie, SPICE-like) circuit simulator and Gemma, a linear electromagnetic code development project.


The College of Santa Fe

  • Master of Business Administration, 1996
    • Management Information Systems/Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, 1994 
    • Management Information Systems/Accounting

Awards & Recognition’s

2020 Employee Recognition Award, SEDS Agile Development Team, Technical Excellence

2014 Defense Programs Award of Excellence – Exceptional Performance in the Innovation and Manufacturing Transformation for B61-12 Trainers

2009 Employee Recognition Award, Performance Measurement Development and Deployment Team