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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.

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.

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

Idaho State University Professor, Team Win IEEE Big Data Hackathon

Idaho State University Professor, Team Win IEEE Big Data Hackathon

 By Andrew Taylor, Idaho State University Idaho State University and Center for Advanced Energy Studies Assistant Professor Leslie Kerby was on ...
Born to Stand Out

Born to Stand Out

CAES Director, INL Telecom Engineer Recognized as Distinguished Under 40 Honorees By Tabrie Cook, Idaho National Laboratory From the man known ...
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 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,” is set for 10 am MT on August 11 and will feature a panel discussion with representatives from the CAES universities and INL. Steve Hartenstein,...

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....

Register today for 2021 CAES Summer Boot Camp, a virtual crash course in data science
Register today for 2021 CAES Summer Boot Camp, a virtual crash course in data science

Registration is under way for the 2021 CAES Summer Boot Camp in Data Science, which takes place July 12-15 and features virtual tutorials, presentations and panel discussions on topics ranging from data mining process to scientific visualization, machine learning and industrial applications. The boot...

Proposal writing series kicks off June 24
Proposal writing series kicks off June 24

CAES is pleased to announce a professional development series on proposal writing consisting of three webinars that will take place throughout the summer and are open to students, faculty and researchers at the CAES universities. These seminars will address a range of topics, including best practices...

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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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Time is running out to submit your idea for the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021 (aka Shark Tank): Pathways to INL Net Zero. Initial submissions – up to one page – are due by midnight Sunday, August 1. Go to https://t.co/vqDWdCbOq7 for details. https://t.co/Iz7HAD4Zy7
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Time is running out to submit your idea for the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero (aka Shark Tank). Initial submissions – up to one page – are due by midnight Sunday, August 1. No idea is too big or too...

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Your chance to enter the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero ends Sunday at midnight. Go to caes.org/sharktank for details or to submit your idea to help advance Idaho National Laboratory's net-zero goal.

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Your chance to enter the CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero ends Sunday at midnight . Go to https://t.co/vqDWdCbOq7 for details or to submit your idea to help advance @INL's net-zero goal. https://t.co/5x25WxqtZ6
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CAES Annual Pitch Event 2021: Pathways to INL Net Zero
More than $90K in funding. Submissions accepted through August 1, 2021.

 

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