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
 39
Global average
 31
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) (2021): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): David Krakauer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Santa Fe Institute
 55
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2019
Santa Fe Institute
 59
2017
Santa Fe Institute
 39
% Female staff
2021
Santa Fe Institute
 47%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2019
Santa Fe Institute
 44%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Santa Fe Institute
 333
United States average
 57
Global average
 34
Financials
2016
Santa Fe Institute
 $22,159,380
United States average
 $45,551,602
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Santa Fe Institute
 22,235
United States average
 84,425
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 20,897
Likes (2017)
Santa Fe Institute
 15,718
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Santa Fe Institute
 55,591
United States average
 49,105
Global average
 19,789
Followers (2021)
Santa Fe Institute
 48,525
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 38,848
Subscribers (2022)
Santa Fe Institute
 47,200
United States average
 16,682
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Santa Fe Institute
 39,700
Subscribers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 31,100
Followers (2021)
Santa Fe Institute
 4,724
United States average
 17,966
Global average
 14,022
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 2,685
Followers (2019)
Santa Fe Institute
 10,712
United States average
 8,394
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
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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