ISU News: Research
Shout out for Bull Trout
August 11, 2020
ISU grad student Zane Stephenson studies this Idaho iconic species in shadow of Mount Borah
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.