Think tank

Santa Fe Institute

SFI

Santa Fe, NM, United States

SFI researchers endeavor to understand and unify the underlying, shared patterns in complex physical, biological, social, cultural, technological, and even possible astrobiological worlds. Our global research network of scholars spans borders, departments, and disciplines, unifying curious minds steeped in rigorous logical, mathematical, and computational reasoning. As they reveal the unseen mechanisms and processes that shape these evolving worlds, they seek to use this understanding to promote the wellbeing of humankind and of life on earth.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.santafe.edu

Address:
1399 Hyde Park Road Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1984
Age (years)
Santa Fe Institute
 38
United States average
 40
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: George Cowan | David Pines | Stirling Colgate | Murray Gell-Mann | Nick Metropolis | Herb Anderson | Peter A. Carruthers | Richard Slansky
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Santa Fe Institute
 59
United States average
 72
Global average
 139
2017
Santa Fe Institute
 39
% Female staff
2019
Santa Fe Institute
44% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Santa Fe Institute
 $22,159,380
United States average
 $46,850,459
Global average
 $110,474,029

Social

Likes (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 20,897
United States average
 75,328
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2017)
Santa Fe Institute
 15,718
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 38,848
United States average
 34,931
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Santa Fe Institute
 32,998
Followers (2017)
Santa Fe Institute
 22,800
Subscribers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 31,100
United States average
 12,081
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2017)
Santa Fe Institute
 19,000
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 2,685
United States average
 15,724
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 10,712
United States average
 8,326
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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