Research Committee

Amreesh D. Phokeer

GFCE Title: GFCE Research Committee Member
Job Title: Internet Measurement and Data Expert, Internet Society
Description: Amreesh works as an Internet Measurement and Data Expert at the Internet Society. Previously, he was a Research Manager at the African Network Information Center – AFRINIC, where he managed research activities in the areas of Internet security and Internet measurements – with a focus on African networks. Prior to joining AFRINIC, Amreesh worked as a Guest Researcher at NIST, USA. Amreesh has a number of scientific publications in the areas of network performance, security, and Internet policy. He has been a Programme Committee member of several academic and technical conferences. He was the General Chair of the 12th EAI International Conference on e‐Infrastructure and e‐Services for Developing Countries (AFRICOMM). Amreesh is a frequent speaker at Internet conferences in Africa. He has an M.Eng in Computer Science from Telecom Nancy, France and an M.Sc in Information Security from the University of London, UK. He is currently finishing his PhD in Computer Networks at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.