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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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Facilities and 2.5 Million square feet of space

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A Lifelong Learner, Rudin Reflects on Idaho, Education, and New Opportunities

A Lifelong Learner, Rudin Reflects on Idaho, Education, and New Opportunities

On July 25, 2018, Dr. Mark Rudin was named the sole finalist for the position of president of Texas A&M University-Commerce. Rudin, a ...
CAES Graduate Student Emma Redfoot Heads to Oklo, Inc.

CAES Graduate Student Emma Redfoot Heads to Oklo, Inc.

After conducting her graduate research from the CAES facility, University of Idaho’s Emma Redfoot is headed to microreactor startup Oklo, Inc. ...
Argonne hosts Modeling, Experimentation and Validation School

Argonne hosts Modeling, Experimentation and Validation School

Argonne National Laboratory hosted the ninth annual Modeling, Experimentation and Validation summer school in late July. It drew 48 nuclear ...
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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 announces winners of CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero
CAES announces winners of CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero

Winners announced in CAES’ annual pitch competition

A faculty member from Idaho State University and two researchers with Idaho National Laboratory (INL)  emerged as the winners of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies’ annual pitch event.

Modeled after the “Shark Tank” television...

News release: CAES unveils SMR Simulator Laboratory featuring NuScale E2 Center
News release: CAES unveils SMR Simulator Laboratory featuring NuScale E2 Center

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Matthew Evans: 208-520-4763, matthew.evans@inl.gov

Diane Hughes, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, NuScale Power, dhughes@nuscalepower.com

 

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Codebreaker Sept 2 to focus on nuclear materials research with UI Professor Indrajit Charit
Codebreaker Sept 2 to focus 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) Professor Indrajit Charit discusses...

CAES Proposal Writing Series Resumes August 11 with Post Award Review
CAES Proposal Writing Series Resumes August 11 with Post Award Review

CAES is pleased to announce the last in a series of webinars on proposal writing that have taken place this summer. The third webinar, “Post Award Review - What other opportunities can I pursue if my proposal is not selected for funding?,” is set for 10 am MT on August 11 and will feature a panel discussion...

Proposal writing series resumes July 22
Proposal writing series resumes July 22

Second installment in webinar series on proposal writing set for July 22
The second of three webinars in CAES’ professional development series on proposal writing is set to take place on July 22 at 10 am MT. Developing and Funding a Center features a presentation from KB...

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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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Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)2 months ago

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/

Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)
Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)2 months ago

Congratulations to all the competitors in the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero - Amey Khanolkar, L. Damon Woods, Mustafa Mashal, Naqsh E Mansoor, M Usama Usman, Benny Varghese and Michael Hoover.
Results coming soon!