Burova Irina was born in 1955 in Leningrad (now Saint-Petersburg), Russia. Graduated from St. Petersburg State University, Mathematics and Mechanics Faculty in 1978. She conducted research, initially in a Government Department, before moving to SPbGU, where she earned her candidate degree of science (PHD) in 1986, before receiving a doctor degree (Habilitation ) in 2001.
From 2001 she has been working as a professor in the Department of Computational Mathematics in SPbGU. Her research interests are in the areas of computing mathematics with an emphases on the approximations of the functions, splines and their applications. She has had more than 30 peer reviewed papers published. She has delivered lectures on the subjects of computing mathematics, parallel computing.
Учебное пособие Буровой И.Г. Практикум по методам вычислений. MAPLE, Open MP. (Practice on methods of Computation. MAPLE, Open MP.) размещено в Textbooks & Study Cases и доступно по ссылке http://hdl.handle.net/11701/6133.