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Feb 25, 2021

CAES is pleased to announce the recipients of CAES Collaboration Program Development Funds for 2021. These “collaboration funds” have been awarded for four years to projects led by INL researchers that include faculty from the CAES universities. The goal is to establish and foster relationships between the CAES entities in research, education, and innovation. The […]

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Feb 24, 2021

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 challenge, what it […]

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Feb 23, 2021

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. In its fourth year, the program pairs university […]

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Oct 28, 2020

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 in which 10 finalists pitched their ideas before a panel of judges. INL Visualization Researcher Xingyue Yang, a […]

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Oct 22, 2020

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 place and elevate research to new heights,” […]

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Oct 22, 2020

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 and Engineering and an associate professor of nuclear engineering who serves […]

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Oct 20, 2020

More than 50 people tuned in for a virtual panel discussion, CAES Currents: Trash Talk, focusing on recycling, plastics, and sustainability that CAES hosted on October 19. Boise State University, INL, and University of Idaho were represented on the panel, along with DOE and a national organization, the US Waste and Recycling Association. The discussion centered […]

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Oct 20, 2020

The Manhattan Project was the topic of a presentation by Alan B. Carr, Senior Historian for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), at the virtual CAES Codebreaker seminar on October 1. Considered the most secret project in history, the Manhattan Project was a research and development endeavor in World War II that led to the creation […]

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Oct 16, 2020

A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the new operating console for Idaho State University’s research and training nuclear reactor was held on Oct. 20 as part of Nuclear Science Week activities at the University. The event was closed to the public because of the pandemic, but video of the ceremony has been posted and available […]

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Oct 16, 2020

Thirty students, faculty, and staff from Idaho State University (ISU) participated in a pilot program tailored to enhance the university’s approach to building and maintaining safety culture. ISU collaborated with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) to offer six four-hour sessions of the Laboratory Operations Supervisor Academy (LOSA), an […]

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