Iris is a researcher currently working at a major Internet company. Her expertise lies in large-scale data processing and analysis, pattern mining, and distributed systems. Recently, she has focused on analyzing click log data aiming to improve user engagement and predict related metrics. Previously, she was a member of the “Databases and Information Systems” group at the Max Planck institute for Informatics in Germany. Being a research-motivated person, her work mentality can be described as both "problem-driven" and "data-driven".