Dr. Sevilla is a self-starting, fast-moving computer scientist with a record of creating innovative and award-winning solutions in the fields of computer networking and distributed systems. He is the author of thirteen peer-reviewed papers, ten US patents, has received multiple "Best Paper" awards (IFIP, ICNP) and was recently awarded a UC Presidential Fellowship. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the ICTD Lab at the University of Washington, where he works with Kurtis Heimerl on community cellular networks.
Spencer's primary research interest is Internet architecture and access in developing and disconnected regions, including issues such as content distribution and caching, spectum allocation, and last-mile connectivity. His previous research interests have included content networking, mesh routing (wired and wireless), future Internet architectures, and virtual datacenter networks.
- UC President's Dissertation-Year Fellowship, 2016
- NSA Mathematics and Computer Science Student Scholarship Finalist, 2014
- Higherst Honors (Summa cum Laude) in Computer Science, UC Davis 2010
- Departmental Recommendation for Undergraduate Research, UC Davis 2010
- Dean's List, UC Davis College of Letters and Sciences 2006-2010
- GroupSec: A New Security Model for the Web S. Sevilla, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, Hamid Sadjadpour Proc. IEEE ICC 2017
- Design and Benefits of a Hidden-Identifier Network Architecture S. Sevilla Proc. IEEE ICNP 2015 PhD Forum Best Paper!
- iDNS: Enabling Information-Centric Networking Through the DNS S. Sevilla, P. Mahadevan, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves Proc. IEEE INFOCOM NOM 2014
- FERN: A Unifying Framework for Name-Resolution Across Heterogeneous Architectures S. Sevilla, P. Mahadevan, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves Proc. IFIP NETWORKING 2013 Best Paper Finalist!