PAST Events

CAES Energy Policy Institute’s Power Talks: U.S. Nuclear Energy in 2021

11/10/2021 1:30PM - 11/10/2021 4:00PM

U.S. Nuclear Energy in 2021, November 10th, Two-part event Power Talk: Small Modular Reactor Development in the West, 1:30 pm-2:45 pm MST Edwin Lyman, Director of Nuclear Power Safety, Union of Concerned Scientists Allison MacFarlane, Director, School of Public Policy and global Affairs, University of British Columbia/ Former Chair, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission John Kotek, Senior […]

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Codebreaker: Black Start Demonstration with Idaho Falls Power

11/04/2021 3:30PM - 11/04/2021 5:00PM

In the spring, Idaho National Laboratory collaborated with Idaho Falls Power to conduct a field demonstration of an islanded distribution grid’s black start capabilities. This four-day demonstration involved two of the municipal utility’s run-of-river hydropower plants, grid-scale load banks and an energy storage system. One of the INL researchers involved, SM Shafiul Alam, will discuss […]

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Write winning proposals! CAES, ISU to host grant writing workshop Nov 9 & 11

11/09/2021 1:00PM - 11/11/2021 4:30PM

CAES is collaborating with ISU to offer a grant writer’s seminar and workshop this fall. The two-day, virtual event, “Write Winning Grant Proposals,” will be held Nov. 9 and 11 and will address practical and conceptual aspects of proposal writing that are critical to the process. These are not standalone sessions; attendance at both sessions […]

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Codebreaker – a discussion on cyber threat intelligence featuring INL cybersecurity analyst Sarah Freeman

10/07/2021 3:30PM - 10/07/2021 5:00PM

Idaho National Laboratory cybersecurity analyst Sarah Freeman will describe cyber threat intelligence and her role in developing it at the Codebreaker webinar on Oct. 7. Freeman, an Industrial Control Systems cybersecurity analyst for INL’s Cybercore Integration Center, also will discuss attacker trends that challenge cyber forensics and attribution following a cyber-attack or incident during her […]

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CAES to hold final competition for annual pitch event Sept. 23

09/23/2021 10:00AM - 09/23/2021 1:00PM

Finalists in CAES Annual Pitch Event pitch their ideas for INL's Net Zero effort Sept. 23 The finalists of the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero will pitch their ideas on Sept. 23 starting at 10 a.m. MT on GoToWebinar. Go here to register. The main competition will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:45, followed […]

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Codebreaker webinar Sept 2 to focus on nuclear materials research with UI Professor Indrajit Charit

09/02/2021 3:30PM - 09/02/2021 5:00PM

Codebreaker focuses on nuclear materials research with UI Professor Indrajit Charit Nearly 20 percent of the electricity generated in the U.S. comes from nuclear sources, and the performance of the nation’s nuclear reactors depends on the materials they use to produce energy. Join the CAES Codebreaker webinar on Sept. 2 as University of Idaho (UI) […]

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Codebreaker webinar: Inside the MaCS Lab with Dr. Yaqiao Wu

08/05/2021 3:30PM - 08/05/2021 5:00PM

Codebreaker webinar: Boise State instructor, CAES lab lead discusses cutting-edge characterization equipment Yaqiao Wu, director of the Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS) at CAES, will present at the Codebreaker webinar on August 5. Wu will provide an overview of the advanced materials characterization equipment available at CAES, while focusing on the newest piece of equipment […]

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Summer Boot Camp in data science set for mid-July, registration open

07/12/2021 12:00AM - 07/15/2021 12:00AM

The CAES Summer Boot Camp in Data Science is a virtual crash course, taking place on July 12-15 to educate researchers and students and enable rapid implementation of data science tools in their research. The virtual boot camp invites data science experts within and outside of CAES institutions and industry to give tutorials and presentations […]

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CAES to host proposal writing series throughout the summer

06/24/2021 10:00AM - 06/24/2021 10:00AM

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Idaho State University’s Mackenzie Gorham will discuss the Nuclear Operations Technology Program at ISU and her trip to Chernobyl in fall 2020 at Codebreaker

06/10/2021 3:30PM - 06/10/2021 3:30PM

Mackenzie Gorham, coordinator and instructor for the Nuclear Operations Technology Program at Idaho State University, will discuss a recent trip she led to the Chernobyl nuclear plant and the lessons her students learned gleaned from the excursion at the CAES Codebreaker webinar at 3:30pm MST on June 10. Gorham’s presentation, “Safety share: From Pocatello to […]

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