|Article by Abbas Jamalipour, IEEE NSW VTS Chapter Chair|
The IEEE NSW VTS Chapter was created in mid-2016. Its membership has increased to 44 this year. In continuation to its service to local members, the Chapter has organized a technical event with a full range of talks from industry and academic in the TechLab located at Botany, in Sydney, Australia.
TechLab has brand new facilities for research in electric vehicles, vehicular combustion, acoustics, robotics, among other related projects. The Chapter applied for funding in the start of 2019 to create activities for IEEE and IEEE VTS members in the area and to boost its membership.
This grant was awarded by the VT Society and enabled the NSW Chapter to organize this event with the support of the IEEE NSW Section. We therefore thank the generous support of the Society to our local chapter.
The one-day event attracted 46 registrants, and these attendees enjoyed technical talks on different topics from companies including Mathworks and National Instruments, and also from local universities. The event was opened by IEEE VTS NSW Chapter Chair Abbas Jamalipour, followed by talks on: