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McGill University

M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jeremy CooperstockShared Reality Lab (SRL)
Marcelo WanderleyInput Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory (IDMIL)
Shared Reality Lab
Centre for Intelligent Machines
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media, and Technology (CIRMMT)
Expected 2024

Oberlin College

B.A. Psychology (concentration in Cognitive Sciences; minor in Computer Science)
Honors and Awards
Phi Beta Kappa2015-2016
John F. Oberlin Scholarship2012-2016
First Place Team Member at Ohio Wesleyan University Programming Contest2016
Study Abroad
Université Libre de Bruxelles/Vrije Universiteit BrusselBrussels, Belgium, 2014

New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA)

PROTrack - contortion2018

Esh Circus Arts

Professional Preparatory Program - contortion2017


Lead TA – Software Engineering PracticeMcGill UniversityMontréal, QC1/24 - present
Lead TA – Software ValidationMcGill UniversityMontréal, QC1/24 - present
TA – Software ValidationMcGill UniversityMontréal, QC9/23 - 12/23
Web Design TeamFolio Art and Design MagazineMontréal, QC9/21 - 05/22
TA – Haptics ClassMcGill UniversityMontréal, QC1/22 - 5/22
Hybrid ChairACM ICMI 2021 ConferenceMontréal, QC5/22
Grader – Capstone ProjectsMcGill UniversityMontréal, QC1/21 - 5/21



P. Vyas, L. Kirby, and M. Moran-Ledesma, “HaptiColour: Haptic-assisted Digital Colouring Platform for Managing Anxiety and Increasing Mindfulness,” in 2021 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), Montreal, QC, Canada: IEEE, Jul. 2021, pp. 876–876. doi: 10.1109/WHC49131.2021.9517153.


L. Kirby, P. Buser, and M. Wanderley, “Introducing the t-Tree: Using Multiple t-Sticks for Performance and Installation,” in NIME 2022, The University of Auckland, New Zealand: PubPub, Jun. 2022. doi: 10.21428/92fbeb44.2d00f04f.


P. Buser, K. Pocius, L. Kirby, and M. M. Wanderley, “Towards the T-Tree 2.0: Lessons Learned From Performance With a Novel DMI and Instrument Hub,” in NIME’23, Mexico City, Mexico, Jun. 2023. [Online]. Available:


Can’t Stop RunningSolo ContortionPROTrack Year One ShowcaseNew England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA), Brattleboro, VT2018
Break a Leg!Partner AcrobaticsPROTrack Year One ShowcaseNew England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA), Brattleboro, VT2018
SnowGroup SilksThe Flying Nut ExpressNew England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA), Brattleboro, VT2017
Weird Part of the NightSolo Contortion17 Words: The Esh Circus Arts Advanced Studies ShowArts at the Armory, Somerville, MA2017
17Group Acrodance17 Words: The Esh Circus Arts Advanced Studies Show.Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA2017
The Strong ManPartner AcrobaticsOCircus! Presents: Under the Big TopOberlin College, Oberlin, OH2016
appendDance and Partner Acrobaticsappend: A Senior Collaboration between Dance and TIMARA at Oberlin.Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH2016
The Rag DollSolo ContortionOCircus! Presents: Grandma’s AtticThe Cat in the Cream, Oberlin, OH2015
PlumnopédieSolo ContortionNECCA Bootcamp ShowNew England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA), Brattleboro, VT2015
The CatSolo LyraOberlin College Aerialists Present: Falling UpHales Gymnasium, Oberlin, OH2015
Sinkin’ SoonDuo LyraOberlin College Aerialists Present: Cirque du CabaretHales Gymnasium, Oberlin, OH2015
Seven SistersGroup Partner AcrobaticsOCircus! Presents: The Greatest Show Off EarthOberlin College, Oberlin, OH2015
The First of MaysActing, Tightwire, and HoopingThe First of Mays: A Short Silent Film about the CircusOberlin College, Oberlin, OH2015
Nightmares & ThrillsPartner Acrobatics, Triples Trapeze, and Fire BreathingOberlin College Aerialists Present: Up in SmokeOberlin College, Oberlin, OH2014
Masquerade BallGroup Partner AcrobaticsOCircus! Presents: King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub and He Won’t Get Out!Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH2014
The MachinePartner AcrobaticsOCircus! Presents: Mrs. Borden’s Boarding HouseThe Cat in the Cream, Oberlin, OH2013
Aerobics EcerciseGroup Tumbling and Partner AcrobaticsOCircus! Presents: RAD: The Totally Tubular CircusOberlin College, Oberlin, OH2013