José Santa Lozano

Senior Research Fellow

Polytechnic University of Cartagena

30202 Cartagena (España) | Telf: +34-868-071165

Member of the group Intelligent Systems and Telematics

jose.santa (at)

Spanish English



José Santa was born in 1981 in Yecla, Spain. He received his M.S. in Computer Engineering in 2004, his M.S. in Advanced Information and Telematics Technologies in 2008, and his PhD in Computer Engineering in 2009, all from University of Murcia (Spain). In 2008 he completed a research stay at INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), with the IMARA group, in Paris. In 2013 he carried out a post-doc research stay at University of Cyprus, with the KIOS group. In the period 2004-2009, he was a PhD candidate first with a grant from Fundación Séneca and later with a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Later, in the period 2009-2013 he was an R/D engineer and project manager on international research projects and an assistant professor, both at University of Murcia. In the perido 2013-2016 he was an assistant professor at the University Centre of Defence at the Spanish Air Force Academy. Currently he is a Senior Research Fellow at Department of Information and Communications Engineering, at University of Murcia. His current teaching tasks are framed in the areas of electronics, computer engineering and networks. Regarding his main research interests, he is involved in the next areas: intelligent transportation systems, mobile and wireless networks, intelligent infrastructures and telematics.


Current lines of work


Books, chapters


LNCS, monographs

Patents and Intellectual Property

International conferences

National conferences

Teaching chapters

Teaching papers

Participation in research project (most relevant)

5GINFIRE, subproject SURROGATES: Virtual OBUs and Hybrid Communications to Foster 5G Vehicular Services
S-Ciclo: Cooperative ITS Systems for Two-Wheel Vulnerable Road Users
FOTsis: European Field Operational Test on Safe, Intelligent and Sustainable Road Operation
Walkie-Talkie: Vehicular Communication Systems to Enable Safer, Smarter, and Greener Transportation
ITSSv6: IPv6 ITS Station Stack for Cooperative Systems FOTs
OASIS: Operación de Autopistas Seguras, Inteligentes y Sostenibles
SEISCIENTOS: providing adaptive ubiquitous services in vehicular contexts
TIMI: Transporte Inteligente de Mercancía Intermodal
GIROADS: GNSS Introduction in the Road Sector


Editorial board

Organizing committee member

Technical/Scientific committee member

External reviewer in journals

External reviewer in conferences