Spencer Sevilla

Spencer Sevilla

Research Scientist, University of Washington


Spencer Sevilla is currently a research scientist at the University of Washington, where he leads the Community LTE (CoLTE) Project and works with Kurtis Heimerl on global connectivity and community networking.

Prior to UW, Spencer did his PhD at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he was advised by J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves. Spencer has been awarded fellowships by the University of California, Amazon, and the NSF.

His work has received two “best paper” awards (IFIP 2013, ICNP 2015), been profiled by GeekWire and Seattle Magazine, and won third prize in the Mozilla WINS Challenge (2018).