Irene Barri was born in 1993 in Limassol, Cyprus. She obtained the Anglia Certificate of Proficiency in 2009. In the same year she obtained the Cambridge Certificate of IGCSE. In 2010 she obtained the diploma in CCNA: Networking for Home and Small Business and the next year 2011, the diploma CCNA : Working at a Small to Medium Business or ISP. She entered the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at University of Patras in 2011 and is currently a postgraduate student.
She joined Research Unit 6 in 2019, she is interested in mobile telecommunications networks, D2D communications and MIMO technology.