Rene L. Cruz
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, San Diego

Mailing Address:
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0407
La Jolla, CA 92093-0407

Phone: (858) 534-1426
Fax 1: (858) 822-1247
Fax 2: (858) 534-2486

Ph.D.E.E., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1987
S.M.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982
B.S.E.E., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1980

Founder, Mushroom Networks

Research Interests

  • Communication Networks
  • Resource Allocation

  • Honors and Distinctions
  • 2009 Infocom Achievement Award, IEEE Communication Society
  • IEEE Fellow, 2003
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1991
  • NSF Graduate Fellow, 1981-1986
  • Vinton Hayes Fellowship in Communications, MIT, 1980-81
  • Bronze Tablet, University Honor Roll, University of Illinois 1980

  • Selected Publications
  • Rene L. Cruz, "Ad-Hoc Networks at Global Scale," Invited talk, International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications, San Diego, Jan. 2013.
  • R. L. Cruz, "Quality of Service Guarantees in Virtual Circuit Switched Networks," IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communication, special issue on "Advances in the Fundamentals of Networking", August, 1995.
  • R. L. Cruz and J. T. Tsai, "COD: Alternative Architectures for High Speed Packet Switching,"IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, February 1996.
  • R. L. Cruz, "A Calculus for Network Delay," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, January 1991.
  • Last Updated: 02/15/13