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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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2018 boasts most diverse group in INL history

September 26, 2018

Summer is the time Idaho National Laboratory comes alive with youthful energy, courtesy of hundreds of interns from high school to the Ph.D. level. From all over the world, they begin arriving in May, meeting their mentors and getting to know...

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Summer internship provides valuable experience

September 25, 2018

Ember Sikorski has always been comfortable with learning as a shared endeavor, one reason she enjoyed her summer internship at Idaho National Laboratory. A doctoral candidate in materials science at Boise State University, Sikorski, 23, came to INL eager to...

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DOE seeks nuclear inspiration, answers from a new generation

July 9, 2018

When it comes to nuclear energy in the United States, the torch is being passed to a new generation, and with this comes the opportunity for a new conversation. On June 15, Idaho National Laboratory hosted a Millennial Nuclear Caucus,...

Internship sheds light on student’s educational path

March 14, 2018

Jonathan Paz came to Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in the summer of 2016 full of questions. “Before my internship at INL started I was in a bit of a rough patch,” Paz said. A nuclear engineering major at the University...

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INL interns celebrate accomplishments, adventures

September 28, 2017

Editor’s note: Photos of the winners present at the event are available on Flickr. It’s not officially the “last day of camp,” but Idaho National Laboratory’s annual Intern Expo and Poster Session is where interns present the research they’ve been...

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Intern team sharpens virtual reality

September 18, 2017

There has been a dramatic upgrade this year to the technology in the Applied Visualization Laboratory at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), but just as a Formula One race car won’t do much without an experienced driver and...

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The Center for Advanced Energy Studies held a meeting Feb. 23 in...

March 21, 2017

Food processing requires a tremendous amount of water and energy. Coming up with innovative methods to be more efficient in water and energy use and wastewater treatment is paramount to meet the rising demand for food, energy and water needs...

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