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May 13, 2022

CAES hosted a great visit by Ohio State University's Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence this week. Ed Herderick, the Center's Additive Manufacturing director, and Executive Director Nate Ames, received a briefing on CAES's Advanced Manufacturing Suite, which features a new transmission electron microscope, and the Microscopy and Characterization Suite. Their visit was arranged by […]

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Apr 28, 2022

Philip Reppert has been named director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and Idaho University Collaborations at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Reppert will oversee operations at the CAES facility in Idaho Falls, which recently added a control room simulator for a NuScale small modular reactor and will soon feature a new transmission electron […]

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Apr 21, 2022

CAES is pleased to announce the participants for the 2022 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The collaborative program is scheduled to begin May 16 with six research teams comprised of faculty members from the CAES universities and researchers from Idaho National Laboratory. In its fifth year, the program pairs university faculty and researchers throughout the […]

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Apr 1, 2022

CAES is pleased to announce the recipients of CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds for 2022. This marks the fifth year in which the collaboration funds have been awarded to projects led by INL researchers in partnership with faculty members/researchers from the CAES universities. The goal is to establish and foster relationships between the CAES entities […]

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Mar 15, 2022

A collaborative project led by University of Idaho Assistant Professor Amin Mirkouei and industry partner Idaho Strategic Resources recently received a $348K award from the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM). The project, which includes researchers from Idaho National Laboratory, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, the state of Idaho, University of Idaho and Idaho Strategic […]

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Mar 14, 2022

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is pleased to announce a MaCS Seed Grant Program. With support from Boise State CAES, Idaho State CAES, and the Boise State Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering, this grant program provides opportunities to staff scientists, faculty and students at CAES Consortium members to utilize the equipment […]

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Feb 17, 2022

CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds are available to assist INL researchers in establishing collaborative relationships with CAES entities – Boise State University, Idaho State University and University of Idaho. This is an opportunity for members of INL's R&D community to seek program development resources to work collaboratively with the CAES universities in building strategic relationships […]

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Feb 17, 2022

Researchers from INL, Boise State University and University of Idaho who are working on a project studying the long-term performance and safety of lithium-ion batteries had their work published recently in the journal Small. The project, which is funded by INL's Laboratory Directed Research and Development program, focuses on the least understood areas of the […]

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Feb 16, 2022

A collaborative project led by Boise State University Assistant Professor Brian Jaques, Boise State student/INL Graduate Fellow Jennifer Watkins and INL researcher Adrian Wagner is the subject of three recent review articles. The articles provide a review of the challenges and opportunities associated with the use of four types of high-uranium density fuels – Uranium […]

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Jan 21, 2022

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 to Mitchell Kerman, the director of the head of INL’s LDRD program […]

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