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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

CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program kicks off 3rd year

The CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program (CSVFP) kicked off its third year with a virtual orientation that spanned several days in mid-May. The ...

CDV working group holds monthly meeting virtually

The CAES Computing, Data, and Visualization (CDV) working group met in late April. The meeting included discussions on upcoming proposals, ...

University of Idaho students, faculty highlighted at CAES-Cybercore seminar series

The April session of the CAES-Cybercore Cybersecurity Talks seminar series featured seven lightning presentations by University of Idaho ...
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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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...

CAES hosts panel discussion on net zero carbon goals
CAES hosts panel discussion on net zero carbon goals

The latest in the CAES Currents series, "Going Net Zero: Policies and Technological Approaches," was held virtually on July 13, 2021. The panelists discussed the policies and technological advances that might help get us to net zero carbon emissions, the benefits, the unintended consequences and more....

Boise State University receives $5M for quantum computing research through DOE’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program
Boise State University receives $5M for quantum computing research through DOE’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program

Projects Aim to Bring R&D Funding & Innovation to All Parts of America

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $22 million in funding for nine projects covering a range of energy research topics from grid integration, solar energy, wind energy, and advanced manufacturing....

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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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Excited about our latest news release - meet the ISTPF's incoming fellows and learn about the #scipol program's impact! https://t.co/XaJKBMcZmL @BoiseStateSPS @IdahoStateU @UIMcClure @CAESEnergy @cziscience @IdahoSTEMAC @Battelle @MicronGives @PWREngineers @scipolnetwork
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Congratulations to Mustafa Mashal, a finalist in the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero. Mashal is an associate professor of Civil Engineering at Idaho State University. He is a CAES Fellow and winner of the 2020 Alfred Noble Prize and the...

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Now #hiring ➡️ Director for Idaho University Collaborations and @CAESEnergy to oversee university research collaborations and lead the organization toward an impactful future in #research, #education & innovation in advanced #energy. Apply by Oct. 4: https://t.co/cScpmcC3RF https://t.co/Z71HCT1yVP
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Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)

Congratulations to Michael Hoover, a finalist in the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero. Hoover is the program coordinator for the All-Hazards Analysis program under the Infrastructure Assurance and Analysis division at Idaho National Laboratory. Tune in at 10 am MST...