Fellow, Computation Institute, University of Chicago
Tanu's research is in the area of database systems, focusing on challenges in big data analytics and metadata management. Her current research is focused on data provenance, design of scientific dataspaces, and evaluation of systems for data-intensive computing. Tanu has worked with scientists from several domains: astronomers, chemical engineers, geoscientists and cosmologists, and contributed novel methods and technologies to their data lifecycle.
She has a PhD and Masters in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.