Santacruz, Pedro

Assistant Professor 
Electrical Engineering




Preferred: (408) 924-3915

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday 1600 - 1730 and by appointment


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Rice University, 2013
  • Master of Science, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2004


Dr. Pedro Santacruz joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at San Jose State University as an Assistant Professor in the Fall of 2015.  His main area of research is Networking and Wireless Communications.  

Previously, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin under Prof. Christine Julien and Prof. Sriram Vishwanath as part of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group and the Mobile and Pervasive Computing Group.

He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University working under Dr. Ashutosh Sabharwal as part of the Center for Multimedia Communications.  He received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at El Paso in 2004 and 2006, respectively.


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