Jefferson Lab At A Glance

  • Jefferson Lab was created to build and operate the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility, or CEBAF.
  • Jefferson Lab is world-unique user facility for Nuclear Physics.
  • Jefferson Lab's mission is to gain a deeper understanding of the structure of matter through advances in fundamental research in nuclear physics, and through advances in photon science and related research.
  • Jefferson Lab began experiments is 1995
  • Jefferson Lab has 1,376 visiting scientists, or Users, who conduct research at the lab
  • The lab as completed 174 experiments
  • Jefferson Lab produces about 1/3 of Ph.D.s in Nuclear Physics in the U.S. (406 Ph.D.s granted, 180 more in progress)
  • Jefferson Lab is managed for DOE by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA)
  • Human capital: – 769 FTEs, 22 joint faculty, 27 post docs, 14 undergraduate students; 30 graduate students
  • Jefferson Lab site is 169 acres
  • Jefferson Lab includes 83 buildings & trailers; 748,888 square feet; replacement plant value is $331 million
  • Fiscal Year 2011 total Lab operating costs: $185.4 million.