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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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Jan 20, 2022

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 State University and University of Idaho) […]

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Jan 13, 2022

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 universities. The goal is to establish and foster relationships between the […]

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Jan 13, 2022

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 advanced equipment. The total investment is more than $1.4M in […]

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