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.

The 2019 Update

(Not so) Quick update on the last year.

Physics ex Machina

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

Current State of Kyle

Much ado about.. something.