CAES

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is a research and education consortium among Idaho National Laboratory, Boise State University, Idaho State University, the University of Idaho, and the University of Wyoming.

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The center is committed to conducting cutting-edge energy research, educating the next generation of scientists and engineers, and partnering with industry to advance competitiveness.

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CAES’ research is focused on nuclear science and engineering, advanced materials science, energy systems design, testing and analysis, bioenergy, carbon management/geofluids energy science, industrial control cybersecurity, and energy policy.

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CAES is about the power of partnership – solving technical challenges as a team. Several CAES institutions working together can provide value in a way an individual CAES institution working alone cannot. The CAES collaboration expands the competitiveness and impact of member research and enhances energy-related educational opportunities. CAES research and development involves the collaboration of at least two of its partners.

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Dr. Noël Bakhtian leads CAES. There are also associate directors from each of the university partners. The 55,000-square-foot building is owned by the state of Idaho, and INL leases 68 percent of the building. The four universities lease 8 percent of the building.

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For more information:
Ethan Huffman
208-526-5015
ethan.huffman@inl.gov