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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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CAES News Demonstrating Success Through Collaboration

Recipients of CAES Collaboration Funds announced

Recipients of CAES Collaboration Funds announced

CAES is pleased to announce the recipients of CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds for 2021. These “collaboration funds” have been ...

New webinar series from Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear explores carbon-free choices

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – What does it mean to be carbon-free? This central question will be explored in a new Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in ...
CAES announces participants for flagship program

CAES announces participants for flagship program

CAES is pleased to announce the participants for the 2021 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The collaborative program is scheduled to begin ...
Recipients of CAES Collaboration Funds announced

CAES building shot.jpg?fit=scale&fm=pjpg&h=200&ixlib=php 3.3 Center for Advanced Energy Studies - HomepageCAES is pleased to announce the recipients of CAES Collaboration Program Development...

New webinar series from Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear explores carbon-free choices

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – What does it mean to be carbon-free? This central question will be explored in a new Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) webinar series, “Shaping our Carbon-Free Future,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. MST on March 2.

The webinar will examine the magnitude of the carbon-free...

CAES announces participants for flagship program

CAES is pleased to announce the participants for the 2021 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. The collaborative program is scheduled to begin in May with 15 research teams comprised of faculty members from the CAES universities and researchers from Idaho National Laboratory. It wraps up in August.
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CAES Baby Shark Tank event featured

An article on the CAES Annual Pitch Event, also known as Baby Shark Tank, is available on INL's web site. The competition began in August with 33 registrants and ended in late September with a marathon competition...

Dr. Christopher Nomura joins CAES Steering Committee as VPR at University of Idaho

Dr. Christopher Nomura joined the CAES Steering Committee on October 1, when he became University of Idaho’s vice president of research and economic development.

“I am so excited to work with President (Scott) Green and the University of Idaho community to build on the strong foundation already in...

Pandemic ‘drastically changed’ CAES resident Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar’s term as ANS President

CAES resident and Idaho State University Associate Dean Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, current American Nuclear Society president, has had to change how that office operates during the coronavirus pandemic.

When she was president-elect last year, Dunzik-Gougar – associate dean for the ISU College of Science...

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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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The American Ceramic Society puts Boise State University Professor/CAES Fellow Claire Xiong in the spotlight: https://t.co/BoddUYv5PD
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The American Ceramic Society puts Boise State University Professor/CAES Fellow Claire Xiong in the spotlight:

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An interdisciplinary study, a collaboration between researchers from @BoiseStateCOEN, @NASA_Johnson and @INL, developed an approach to monitor the structural health of future inflatable space habitats. 🔗 https://t.co/6N84LtAPZP @CAESEnergy @BoiseStateECE @BoiseMbe #BoiseState https://t.co/lay17QK3Sa
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Congratulations to the researchers selected for CAES collaboration funds. Details here:

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