Chris Phillips received the B.Eng. degree in telecommunications engineering in 1987 and the Ph.D. degree in concurrent discrete event-driven simulation from the Queen Mary University of London, London, U.K. He then worked in industry for nine years as a Hardware and Systems Engineer with Bell Northern Research, Siemens Roke Manor Research, and Nortel Networks. In 2000, he returned to the Queen Mary University of London. A common theme that underpins his research is how management mechanisms can be developed to enable limited resources to be used effectively in a changing or uncertain environment. His work has focused on broadband network protocols, resource management, and resilience.