Helen Xu comes to Georgia Tech from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where she was the 2022 Grace Hopper Postdoctoral Scholar. She completed her Ph.D. at MIT in 2022 with Professor Charles E. Leiserson. Her main research interests are in parallel and cache-friendly algorithms and data structures. Her work has previously been supported by a National Physical Sciences Consortium fellowship and a Chateaubriand fellowship. She has interned at Microsoft Research, NVIDIA Research, and Sandia National Laboratories.