José Santos is a Senior Instructor and Lab Director for the Network Engineering Program at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. He served the University for the last 16 years, supporting and maintaining the training facilities for MS students in addition to pursuing corporate support and sponsorship to keep facilities in concurrence with the latest technologies. Jose also interacts with campus facilities and information technology operations to fulfill the ever-changing instructional needs of Network Engineering students and instructors.
Over the years, Santos has developed multiple courses and educational materials that address program needs and maintain cutting-edge, hands-on coursework relevant to current industry standards and practices. He currently is responsible for instruction and training of courses in the areas of corporate, data center and service provider networks; teaching students how to design and build complex communications solutions.
In collaboration with industry, recent research and experimental activities have centered around IEEE 1588 / PTP based distribution of time and frequency over multi-transport solutions (LAN/WAN/MOE/IP), Segment Routing and Highly Available and Resilient Network Designs.
José Santos is a mentor for the two-semester capstone projects course, master’s thesis, and Independent studies coursework and serves as faculty advisor to students who have embraced communication systems as a profession.
He is actively engaging alumni, industry partners, and vendors to support the placement of top graduate talent; is an active participant in industry-related events that promote our program offerings; and is strongly committed to the success of Network Engineering students.
José holds an MS Telecommunications, University of Colorado, 2002