hi, i'm lily bryant.

cs msc @ the university of british columbia


I work on type-preserving compilation of dependent types with William J. Bowman at The Software Practices Lab in Vancouver, BC.

My other research interests include compiler correctness, type theory, language semantics, and automated theorem proving. I also enjoy studying logic from a more philosophical perspective.

Previously, I attended the University of Victoria where I received a BSc Hons in Computer Science, graduating with distinction. I completed my honours thesis on Melody, a little language (DSL) for converting text-based piano music to MIDI audio, under Jason Corless.

email --> labryant [at] cs [dot] ubc [dot] ca

about me.

pronouns: she/her

One of my main academic passions is teaching, specifically at the post-secondary level. So far, I have been an academic assistant nine times! Initially, my main reason to apply to graduate school was to pursue a career as a teaching professor. Now, a year into my Master's, I'm really enjoying research and hope to continue towards a standard professorship where I can do both.

At UVic, I assisted with CSC 110, 115, 225, 226, and 320, covering topics in introductory object-oriented programming (Python, Java), intermediate graph theory, advanced data structures, algorithm design, computational complexity theory, and automata theory. At UBC, I have helped with CPSC 311, a course on programming languages, and CPSC 411, a compiler construction course. As a TA, my duties have included lab instruction, material creation, assignment and exam grading, term project supervision, creation of automated grading tools, and collaboration for course plans. In summer 2020, I worked on course development for CPSC 411.

A Couple of Fun Facts 😊:

  • I was born on a small gulf island called Salt Spring Island, BC, just north of Victoria.
  • I did a full year of biochemistry during my Bachelor's before switching to computer science. I was missing some creativity.

say hello.

email: labryant [at] cs [dot] ubc [dot] ca

twitter: lily_bryant_