Phillipa Gill is affiliated with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. She maintains a relationship with Stony Brook through several research grants. Prior to joining Stony Brook University, Phillipa was a postdoctoral fellow at The Citizen Lab in the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto where she worked on measuring Internet censorship around the globe. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto in 2012 and holds an M.Sc. and B.Sc.in Computer Science from the University of Calgary. During her Ph.D., she spent time as a visiting researcher at AT&T Labs–Research, Boston University, and Microsoft Research.
Phillipa Gill´s research area is computer networks with a focus on network measurement and characterization. She uses novel network measurement techniques, data analysis and ideas from economics to improve security and reliability of networks. Through dialogue with relevant stakeholders on the Internet — standardization bodies, government organizations, and network operators — she works to have real world impact with research.