Sophia Cheng is a Technical Lead and a Principal Engineer for Harvard Catalyst’s Biomedical Informatics Program. She leads the software development team for the eagle-i project and is the Principal Engineer for the SMARTIRB and Web Portal projects. Sophia has many years of experience developing software in the biomedical research area, both as part of a larger team and as an independent consultant. She has worked with a variety of languages and technologies, including java, rails, scala, python, perl and c#. In her spare time, Sophia enjoys trying to make her cats internet famous, learning disparate topics, killing zombies, and staying current with technology.