Congratulations, IEEE Fellows 2019!

9 January, 2019 | Member Updates
Article by Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee evaluates nominations for IEEE Fellow. The Vehicular Technology Society receives such nominations in portable and mobile communications, automotive electronics, and land transportation. Accordingly, the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee may change each year depending on the mixture of nominations received in each of the three technical areas.

2018 IEEE VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee

  • Abbas Jamalipour, Chair, Professor of Ubiquitous Mobile Networking, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Gerhard Bauch, Professor, University of Delaware, USA
  • Kwok Chau, Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Mehrdad Ehsani, Robert M. Kennedy ’26 Professor II, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Ali Emadi, Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair, McMaster University, Canada
  • Lajos Hanzo, Professor, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Inkyu Lee, Professor, Korea University, South Korea
  • Dusit Niyato, Professor, Nanyang Technological University
  • Hamid Sharif, Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Gordon L. Stüber, Joseph M. Pettit Chair Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Jinhong Yuan, Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Wei Zhang, Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia

Elected VTS Fellows Class of 2019

The following individuals were evaluated by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellows Committee and received IEEE Fellow.

  • Ali Abdi, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
    for contributions to wireless channel modeling and underwater communications
  • Sonia Aissa, INRS-EMT, University of Quebec, Canada
    for contributions to design and performance analysis of cognitive radio and cooperative communication systems
  • Dong In Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
    for contributions to cross-layer design of wireless communications systems
  • Ping Zhang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
    for leadership in theory, standardization, and application of wireless technologies

Additionally, the following individuals who are a member of VTS have been elevated through other IEEE societies, and awarded the IEEE Fellow this year.

  • Hongbin Li, for contributions to adaptive radar signal processing with limited data
  • Chih-peng Li, for contributions to digital broadcasting and wireless transmission
  • Jiming Chen, for contributions to resource allocation and optimization in wireless sensor networks
  • Brian Classon, for contributions to commercial cellular system standardization
  • Tao Jiang, for contributions to coding, modulation, and cognitive radio systems design
  • Yonghui Li, for contributions to cooperative communications technologies
  • Shiwen Mao, for contributions to wireless multimedia networking
  • Yi Qian, for contributions to wireless communication networks and smart grid communication architectures
  • Lingyang Song, for contributions to cooperative communication and networking
  • Jian Tang, for contributions to optimization in wireless networks and mobile crowdsourcing systems
  • Meixia Tao, for contributions to resource allocation in broadband wireless networks
  • Yimin D Zhang, for contributions to high-resolution direction finding and radar signal processing

On behalf of IEEE VTS Board of Governors, I congratulate all for this outstanding achievement. VTS will recognize them formally during Award Luncheon of Spring or Fall edition of IEEE VTC conferences, based on their availability. Further details about the IEEE Fellow program, including the nomination form are available on the IEEE website.

Don’t forget that the next deadline for submitting IEEE Fellow nominations is 1 March 2019, and you are invited to consider nominating a member with extraordinary accomplishments. For more information on the nomination process, you may also read the corresponding article in the December 2018 issue of VTS Mobile World.

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