PAST Events

Codebreaker: Critical Mineral Extraction

06/06/2024 3:30PM - 06/06/2024 5:00PM

Subsurface resource extraction presents unique challenges and opportunities for geoengineers working on geothermal, geo-hydrogen, and critical mineral extraction. The significant potential of these subsurface resources for energy transition is often limited by the extremely low permeability of the host rock. Wencheng Jin will discuss electric-hydraulic fracturing and how to stimulate a fully connected fracture network […]

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Seminar: The State of In-situ Sensing in Additive Manufacturing

05/09/2024 3:30PM - 05/09/2024 4:30AM

Join us in the CAES auditorium on Thursday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m. for a presentation by John Middendorf on the state of in-situ sensing in additive manufacturing. Middendorf is the director of Additive Manufacturing at Ohio State University’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence. He will discuss the challenges of applying additive manufacturing to […]

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Workshop: Intelligent Manufacturing For Extreme Environments 2024

05/02/2024 12:00AM - 05/03/2024 12:00AM

Announcing the NSF EPSCoR Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing for Extreme Environments! Join us at this groundbreaking workshop where world-class experts, researchers, educators, and students will come together to tackle the most pressing challenges in intelligent manufacturing for extreme conditions. When: May 2-3, 2024 Where: Center for Advanced Energy Studies, Idaho Falls, ID Key Challenges: Printable Electronics for Survival: […]

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52 Reactors: An Overview of Early Reactor Development at the INL Site

03/15/2024 11:00AM - 03/15/2024 12:00PM

Joseph L. Campbell will provide an overview of early reactor development and other key facilities on the INL Site, established in 1949 as the National Reactor Testing Station. This session is only available in-person. When: Friday, March 15, 2024 Where: Center for Advanced Energy Studies Auditorium Before joining INL, Joe supported public involvement efforts for […]

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Codebreaker: Zone Refining

03/07/2024 3:30PM - 03/07/2024 4:30PM

David Zirker, an intern in the Advanced Technology of Molten Salts group, will discuss his research of lanthanide separation from uranium via molten zone refinement, which has been performed at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. Current actinide recovery techniques, like molten salt electrochemical processing, aim to separate usable actinides from waste fission products, but […]

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Workshop: Advanced Manufacturing for Extreme Environments 2024

03/26/2024 12:00AM - 03/27/2024 12:00AM

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) Advanced Manufacturing for Extreme Environments Workshop, hosted by Boise State University, aims to build a community of advanced manufacturing researchers to address grand challenges in advanced manufacturing for extreme environments. The goal is to connect CAES researchers with industry and government researchers to enhance collaborations in advanced manufacturing […]

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Days @ CAES for High School Students

03/13/2024 9:00AM - 03/14/2024 5:00PM

Tour our laboratory. Meet our scientists. Interested in technology and science? The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is inviting high schoolers to tour our modern facility and meet the researchers behind innovation. Students will also have the opportunity to talk with Idaho colleges and universities about their futures. When: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Where: […]

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Codebreaker: Aging Infrastructure to Targeted Violence

01/04/2024 3:30PM - 01/04/2024 4:30PM

Some disasters can be prevented through intelligence and operational actions to deter bad actors or through mitigation efforts to limit damages from natural hazards. Despite all efforts to prevent emergencies, disruptions can occur at a moment's notice. The ability of organizations and communities to respond and recover quickly from incidents is maximized when capabilities are […]

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Codebreaker: Empowering the 4th Industrial Revolution

12/07/2023 1:30PM - 12/07/2023 2:30PM

Experiential learning in engineering education, specifically in robotics and precision agriculture, can open opportunities for skill development and break down barriers to allow even economically constrained communities to take charge of advanced technologies. Dakota Roberson, an associate professor of electrical & computer engineering at the University of Idaho will discuss how to cultivate a diverse […]

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Codebreaker: Using 3D visualization to enhance training

05/04/2023 3:30PM - 05/04/2023 5:00PM

INL visualization researcher Xingyue Yang will discuss 3D visualization technologies at the CAES Codebreaker webinar on May 4 at 3:30 p.m. Yang, whose research is conducted primarily in the Applied Visualization Laboratory at CAES, will discuss the ways in which 3D visualization can be applied in a variety of fields, particularly virtual training. She will […]

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