Kyle Godbey

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Facility for Rare Isotope Beams


Kyle Godbey is a postdoctoral research associate at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams exploring nuclear physics through the use of microscopic models. Their main focus is investigating nuclear dynamics and how they play a role in phenomena at scales spanning from the atomic nucleus to neutron stars.


  • Nuclear Dynamics
  • Nuclear Astrophysics
  • High Performance Computing


  • PhD in Physics, 2020

    Vanderbilt University

  • MA in Physics, 2015

    Vanderbilt University

  • BA in Physics, 2011

    Berea College

Recent Posts

Quantum Computing Explorations

Short tale of some forays into the world of quantum computing.

Physics ex Machina

#LINO19 young scientist Kyle Godbey makes the case for embracing computer science in the pursuit of physical understanding.