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Center for Advanced Energy Studies

photos courtesy of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies 

  • CAES Bldg

  • Yaqiao LEAP

  • Jatu SEM

  • MaCS- Joanna

  • CAVE

C-TAP is sponsored by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), a research and education partnership of the Idaho National Laboratory, Boise State University, Idaho State University, the University of Idaho and the University of Wyoming.

Core Capabilities- Focus areas of CAES include:

  • Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Geological Systems & Applications
  • Energy Systems Design, Analysis and Testing
  • Environmental and Resource Sustainability
  • Energy Policy
  • Fossil Carbon Conversion

More information on these core capabilities can be found here.

Research Laboratories- CAES is home to many state of the art laboratories that support research in its core areas. These labs include:

  • Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS)
  • Advanced Materials Laboratory
  • Fluids Laboratory
  • Catalysis & Transient Kinetics Laboratory
  • Radiochemistry Laboratory
  • Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Analytical Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Applied Visualization Laboratory (AVL)
  • Advanced Transportation Laboratory

More information about these laboratories can be found here.

Working at CAES- If you would like to conduct work at CAES,  please contact either Tammie Borders (; 208.526.3992) or Dick Sevier,; 208.426.1022), so that we can be put in touch with people there.