Wright Lab by the Numbers

2018 Statistics

Personnel | Publications & News | Facilities | Computing | EventsArts & Media | Miscellaneous | PDF

Wright Lab by NumbersFact sheet

Personnel

 
People in the Wright Lab community 160
Faculty 17
Adjunct faculty 7
Research scientists 17
Postdocs 23
Graduate students 43
Postgraduate Associates 3
Undergraduates 29
Administrative staff 6
Technical support staff 12
Computing support 3
Visitors 371
Graduate Alumni since 1965 170

Publications and News

 
Publications 255
Citations 15,934 (from Web of Science search)
Awards and honors 10

Facilities

 
Yale University Core Facilities 4
Square footage of lab space 24,893
Square footage of shop space 14,290
Square footage of office space 9,399
Cranes
20 cranes that range from 1,000 lbs. to 10 ton capacity.
Clean rooms
3 permanent + 5 pop-up soft wall clean room tents in use
Investigator laboratories 11
Lathes 19
Mills 20
Band Saws 5
Welding 4 welders plus experienced welding staff; capabilities include: Multi process welding GTAW, GMAW , SMAW , oxyacetylene , soldering - brazing.
Research and Teaching Shop users 63 
Shop courses taught 4:  CHEM 562L/PHYS 762,  CHEM 564L, DRAM 169a and DRAM 169b
3D-printers 3
Water jet cutter 1
Laser jet cutter 1

Computing

 
Terabytes of Data 310+
On-site servers 6 in our server rooms; additional in PI labs
Critical sites on Amazon Spin-Up 6
High Performance Computing users 125+

Program and Events

 
Events 80
Seminars 54
NPA 21
WIDG 14
YPPDO 11
DMDG 4
Neutrino Week 4
Dissertation defense 3
Collaboration meetings / workshops 7
Conferences 2
Summer School 1
Undergraduate summer research symposium 1
Outreach events and tours 6
Movement workshop 1
EHS Orientation 4
Site review 1

Arts and Media

 
Artists-in-Residence 1
Flickr photos 1,982
Videos 3
Pieces of the accelerator installed at the lab as art 15
Pieces of art inspired by Wright Lab 4

Miscellaneous

 
Countries where we do research
16 on 6 continents
Countries of visitors TBD
Opportunities Many!

Start of Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory

1961
Re-opening of the transformed Yale Wright Laboratory 2017
Front door address 272