Portrait of Irene Zhang

Irene Zhang

Principal Researcher

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Irene is a researcher in the Systems Research Group. Her research focuses on operating systems and distributed systems.

Irene completed her PhD in 2017 at the University of Washington (opens in new tab), where she was advised by Hank Levy (opens in new tab) and Arvind Krishnamurthy (opens in new tab). Her thesis covered distributed systems for applications that span mobile devices and cloud servers. Before her PhD, Irene received S.B. and M.Eng. degrees from MIT (opens in new tab).

Irene was born in Beijing, China (opens in new tab) but spent most of her time growing up in Columbus, Indiana (opens in new tab). She and her husband (opens in new tab) cook, travel and occasionally do computer science together.