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More Power to Learn

March 14, 2022

When Kyle Schroeder began his nuclear engineering degree at Idaho State University, he relied on his personal computer to run complex simulations required for his job as a research assistant. Specifically, Schroeder was trying to model how fluid might flow...

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From intern to expert, Nathan Jerred wraps up stellar stint at CAES

June 17, 2021

Turnover is inherent in the design of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES). Students graduate, interns scatter and researchers complete their projects. Nathan Jerred is an exception. Jerred has been a fixture at CAES since 2009, when he walked...

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Lab Directors Town Hall

July 10, 2020

Current interns from across the 17 national labs are invited to join us on Wednesday, July 15, as the Department of Energy’s national laboratories partner to host a virtual town hall session. The event will feature a round table discussion...

American Nuclear Society lauds its Idaho student chapter

April 16, 2020

Not all long-distance relationships are doomed to fail. For proof, look no further than the University of Idaho American Nuclear Society chapter. ANS President John Kelly commemorated the Idaho Student ANS Section on its 25th anniversary in March 2019. The...

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From Nepal to Idaho, intern breaks ground in virtual reality

October 10, 2019

If you broke Rajiv Khadka’s life into chapters, there would be a big one about growing up in Nepal, an unexpected chapter about his doctorate studies at the University of Wyoming, and another about his five-year stint as an intern...

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INL’s supercomputer a boon for Idaho’s students

September 26, 2019

Today, Mars is cold and dry with only a thin wisp of an atmosphere, but 3.5 billion years ago, the Red Planet was likely a warm, wet world not too dissimilar from Earth. As evidence, researchers point to geological features...

INL 2019 internships wrap up with poster session, awards

September 24, 2019

There’s nothing like adding a few hundred young people in the summer to bring life to a national laboratory, and at Idaho National Laboratory, internships are a good deal for everyone. Researchers get help from bright young people who are...

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Empowered to Lead: Inspiring the next generation of leaders

September 5, 2019

For the mostly young professional crowd attending the “Empowered to lead, inspiring the next generation of leaders” symposium on July 15 at the Energy Innovation Laboratory, the keynote speaker’s advice rang true. Find mentors. Understand your workplace structure. Embrace opportunities...

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Geothermal office sponsors data visualization competition

June 4, 2019

Never one to pass up a challenge, Sierra Sellman, a graduate student at DePaul University, said she knew nothing about enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) when she learned in January about the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Geothermal Student Competition. “I...

Ohio State Graduate Conducting Metallic Fuel Research at INL

May 22, 2019

Dr. Yi Xie is the inaugural Glenn T. Seaborg Distinguished Postdoctoral Associate at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Since starting her two-year appointment in August, Xie has conducted research at the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) using her background in the...

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