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Apr 10, 2020

More than 150 people, from elementary school students to retirees, in Idaho and Wyoming, tuned in to an interactive, online event hosted by CAES that focused on ways to combat climate change locally. The CAES event was one of 52 seminars held in all 50 states through the Solve Climate by 2030 initiative. CAES represented both Idaho […]

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Mar 2, 2020

Here are the slides for Larry Leibrock’s presentation at the CAES Codebreaker seminar March 5, 2020: March Codebreaker slides

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Nov 19, 2019

CAES resident Dakota Roberson was recently selected for the 2019-2020 Class of White House Fellows. Participants in the highly competitive program spend a year working as full-time, paid fellows to senior White House staff, Cabinet Secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials.

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Nov 18, 2019

Idaho State University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department is leading a CAES-initiated project at the forefront of earthquake and structural engineering research that will enhance collaboration between Idaho National Laboratory and ISU. ISU was awarded $1.1 million from the Idaho State Board of Education’s Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) to build the Disaster Response Complex […]

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Oct 24, 2018

By Cory Hatch, Idaho National Laboratory To keep the U.S. electrical grid running smoothly, power plants must continuously adjust their output to match customer demand. Producing too much or too little power can cause brownouts, equipment damage and more. During off-peak hours, the need to match consumer demand means that plants with large spinning generators […]

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Oct 15, 2018

 By Andrew Taylor, Idaho State University Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies Assistant Professor Leslie Kerby was on the winning team of the IEEE Big Data, IEEE Brain Hackathon at COMPSAC 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. “It was fun to apply my data science skills to a real-world problem, in real-time, and be […]

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Sep 25, 2018

CAES Director, INL Telecom Engineer Recognized as Distinguished Under 40 Honorees By Tabrie Cook, Idaho National Laboratory From the man known for his rhymes and wisdom, Dr. Seuss poses the question, “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” Though they are still considered to be early-career professionals, two Idaho National Laboratory employees, James […]

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Aug 29, 2018

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 founding member on the CAES Steering Committee had been Boise State University’s vice president for Research and Economic Development since 2007. Before departing for his new position, Rudin addressed his time in […]

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Aug 28, 2018

After conducting her graduate research from the CAES facility, University of Idaho’s Emma Redfoot is headed to microreactor startup Oklo, Inc. for a six-month fellowship. Before departing, Redfoot spoke to Rachel Davis about her passion for nuclear energy, environmentalism, and how millennials view the changing face of energy.    By Rachel Davis, CAES Communications With […]

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Aug 24, 2018

Argonne National Laboratory hosted the ninth annual Modeling, Experimentation and Validation summer school in late July. It drew 48 nuclear engineering students from seven countries, including Idaho National Laboratory Graduate Fellow and University of Idaho graduate student Stephen Hancock. Hancock was joined by fellow Vandals Jordan Argyle and Kelley Verner. By Argonne National Laboratory Staff […]

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