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CAES is a research, education, and innovation consortium consisting of the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory and the public research universities of Idaho: Boise State University, Idaho State University, and University of Idaho. CAES harnesses the power of collaboration, closely integrating the universities and national laboratory to solve critical energy challenges while providing workforce training opportunities and encouraging economic development in communities throughout the region. CAES accomplishes this through cutting-edge research and programming that pair university students with INL researchers and industry partners.

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A Better Energy Future

Our vision is to create a better energy future through collaboration that inspires energy leadership, ignites technology innovation, and catalyzes global impact.

Vision

A Better Energy Future

Our vision is to create a better energy future through collaboration that inspires energy leadership, ignites technology innovation, and catalyzes global impact.

Mission

Collaboration Inspiring Innovation and Impact

CAES is the collaboration that inspires innovation and impact by leveraging our collective capabilities to empower students, researchers, faculty, and industry to accelerate energy solutions.

Collaboration Inspiring Innovation and Impact

CAES is the collaboration that inspires innovation and impact by leveraging our collective capabilities to empower students, researchers, faculty, and industry to accelerate energy solutions.

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Through collaboration, CAES member organizations leverage the following collective assets:

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INL & CAES FY23 Laboratory Directed Research and Development Call open through Feb. 14

INL & CAES FY23 Laboratory Directed Research and Development Call open through Feb. 14

CAES university researchers are encouraged to contact their INL colleagues to pursue collaborations and proposals, which must be led and ...

CAES accepting applications for Summer Visiting Faculty Program

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies is now accepting proposals for the 5th annual CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The deadline to apply ...
CAES Collaboration Fund project deliverables

CAES Collaboration Fund project deliverables

The research teams awarded CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds in the spring recently presented their outbriefs to the CAES Executive ...
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INL & CAES FY23 Laboratory Directed Research and Development Call open through Feb. 14
INL & CAES FY23 Laboratory Directed Research and Development Call open through Feb. 14

CAES university researchers are encouraged to contact their INL colleagues to pursue collaborations and proposals, which must be led and submitted by an INL employee. Pre-proposals are due Feb. 14.

Questions regarding INL's Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program may be directed...

CAES accepting applications for Summer Visiting Faculty Program
CAES accepting applications for Summer Visiting Faculty Program

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies is now accepting proposals for the 5th annual CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 25. The 12-week program begins May 16.
Its primary objective is to support and guide faculty from the CAES universities (Boise State University, Idaho...

CAES Collaboration Fund project deliverables
CAES Collaboration Fund project deliverables

The research teams awarded CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds in the spring recently presented their outbriefs to the CAES Executive Board. The “collaboration funds” have been awarded for four years to projects led by Idaho National Laboratory researchers that include faculty from the CAES...

Equipment installation underway in Advanced Manufacturing Suite at CAES facility
Equipment installation underway in Advanced Manufacturing Suite at CAES facility

Installation of equipment into CAES’ newest laboratory, the Advanced Manufacturing (AM) Suite, began in late 2021. When installation is complete this year, the new suite will boast a 3D metal printer capable of printing structural nuclear materials, a upgraded spark plasma sintering system and other...

ISU awards seed grants for collaborative research efforts
ISU awards seed grants for collaborative research efforts

Ten researchers at Idaho State University received $243,030 in seed grants in December for collaborative research projects involving partners from INL and the other CAES universities. The projects range from microreactor design to pumped hydropower to high-performance computing. The funding for the projects...

FAQs on INL’s International Access Program
FAQs on INL’s International Access Program

INL's Safeguards & Security directorate has created this guide to frequently asked questions about Idaho National Laboratory's International Access program.

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 CAES is founded on three pillars. Research, Education, and Innovation. Our work provides a collaborative environment where cutting-edge research, education, and innovation can flourish in these key areas of focus.

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We are accepting proposals for the 5th annual CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 25. The 12-week program begins May 16.
Its primary objective is to support and guide faculty from the CAES universities (Boise State University, Idaho State...

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CAES announces the winners of nearly $90K in professional development funds through the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero
https://caes.org/caes-announces-winners-of-caes-annual-pitch-event-2021-pathways-to-inl-net-zero/

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2022 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program kicks off in May
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