Pedro Manuel Rodrigo Cruz

Pedro Manuel Rodrigo Cruz

Associate Professor

Universidad Panamericana
Mechatronics and Control Systems Lab
Aguascalientes, Ags., MEXICO
Tel: (+52) 449-910-6200 ext 7194
email: prodrigo [at] up [dot] edu [dot] mx



2007 – 2012: PhD Industrial Electronics (School of Engineering of San Sebastián, University of Navarra, Spain)

Lab: Electrónica y Comunucaciones

2006 – 2007: MSc Robotics (Universidad Panamericana, Mexico)

Lab: Mecatrónica y Control de Sistemas

1999 – 2003:
BSc Electronics Engineering (Universidad Bonaterra, Mexico)

Current research topics

  • Submarine power cables
  • Haptics and tactile displays

Journal papers

Gutierrez (S.), Sancho (I.), Fontan (L.), De Nó (J.), Effect of protrusions in HVDC cablesIEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 1774-1781, October, 2012

Conference proceedings

Gutierrez (S.), Sancho (I.), Fontan (L.), Martinez-Iturralde (M.),Influence of Irregularities within Electric Fields in High Voltage Cables, 2011 Annual Report Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP, Cancun, Mexico, October,2011

Gutierrez (S.), Sancho (I.), Fontan (L.), Influence of Voids within Electric Fields in HVDC cables, 8 th International Conference on Insulated Power Cables, JICABLE ’11, Versalles, France, June, 2011


Gutierrez (S.), Sancho (I.), Fontan (L.), 2D and 3D finite elements analysis to identify the influence of cylindrical voids in power cables, AFRICON ’09 IEEE, Nairobi, Kenya, 2009


Velázquez (R.) and Gutiérrez (S.), New Test Structure for Tactile Display using Laterally Driven Tactors, 2008 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2008.


Gutiérrez (S.), Velázquez (R.), Gutheim (D.), Martínez (J.S.) y Martínez (M.L.), Optimización de Dispositivos Táctiles con Actuadores de Movimiento Lateral y su Evaluación en Transmisión de Información, 13° Simposio de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Aguascalientes, México, 2007.


Gutiérrez (S.) and Velázquez (R.), Lateral Motion Pin Device for Tactile Communication: An Approach with DC Mini-Motors, 2006 Multiconference on Electronics and Photonics, Guanajuato, Mexico, 2006.

Last updated: 30.12.2013