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Zane Stephenson with bull trout

Shout out for Bull Trout

August 11, 2020

ISU grad student Zane Stephenson studies this Idaho iconic species in shadow of Mount Borah

Rebecca Hale standing near Gibson Jack trailhead.

ISU Professor Hale lands two NSF grants to study stream carbon cycles at Gibson Jack Creek, SLC areas

July 28, 2020

POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University are studying Gibson Jack Creek, located at a well-known and popular outdoor recreation area just outside of Pocatello, and a Salt Lake City-area stream to get a better insight on how streams cycle carbon – which has large implications for understanding climate change.

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CAES/INL C3 Summer Bootcamp Part II set Aug. 10-13

July 27, 2020

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies and Idaho National Laboratory will virtually host the CAES/INL C3 (Collaborative Computing Center) Summer Boot Camp Aug. 10-13 in collaboration with CAES member universities including Idaho State University, Boise State University, University of Idaho and the University of Wyoming.

Dr. Mashal, in foreground, instructing students.

ISU engineering Professor/CAES Fellow Mustafa Mashal receives 2020 Alfred Noble Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers

July 17, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University civil and environmental engineering Associate Professor and Center for Advanced Energy Fellow Mustafa Mashal has been honored with the 2020 Alfred Noble Prize for being the lead author on the paper “Low-Damage Seismic Design for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” which appeared in the Journal of Bridge Engineering, July 2019.

Kennalee Orme posing in chemistry lab.

ISU chemistry student Orme’s research poster places second nationally; undergraduate appreciates research opportunities

July 13, 2020

POCATELLO – Idaho State University senior Kennalee Orme from Rexburg won second place for her research poster at the POLY Industrial Advisory Board sponsored Undergraduate Research in Polymer Science Symposium at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society this summer.

Professor Jenkins in her lab holding a beaker.

ISU chemistry Professor Jenkins lands $308k NSF grant to use waste sulfur to remove contaminants from wastewater, create greener glues

July 13, 2020

POCATELLO – Each year worldwide about 150 billion pounds of elemental sulfur waste is produced from refining crude oil and Idaho State University chemistry Assistant Professor Courtney Jenkins, assisted by a team of ISU undergraduate students, is trying to create functional materials from it.

Center for Advanced Energy groundbreaking for Spectra Transmission Electron Microscope set July 16

July 13, 2020

The groundbreaking ceremony for a $5 million project to install a new Spectra Transmission Electron Microscope  will be held at 9 a.m. July 16 at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls.

In the foreground a trout is pictured under water and in the background a photo is shown of an angler with Grand Canyon cliffs in the background.

Food web dynamics influence mercury movement in Colorado River, Grand Canyon

July 9, 2020

Measuring mercury during normal and high-flow events on the Colorado River  

Northern Great Plains ‘greening’ during recent climate change

July 1, 2020

Plants absorb more carbon, use less water but nitrogen levels decrease

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CAES remote summer bootcamp runs June 8-12

May 15, 2020

This remote event is hosted by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies and C3 (Collaborative Computing Center) in collaboration with the CAES universities Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho and University of Wyoming.