VTS Awards Presented at VTC2019-Fall

15 November, 2019 | Events & Conferences
Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Awards Committee Chair

Best Papers Awards (2014—18)

The Best Papers Awards recognize the best papers published in the Transactions of Vehicular Technology during the period 2014—18 in the following four areas: Systems, Propagation, Vehicular Electronics, and Land Transportation. Each award consists of a certificate for each co-author and a cash award equally divided among the co-authors. The basis for judging includes, but is not limited to, the number of citations, excluding self-citations, in various citation databases; the number of IEEE Xplore downloads.

Award accepted on behalf of the authors by Ji Jie

 

2019 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award

This award is for the best Systems paper published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

Xueshi Hou, Yong Li, Min Chen, Di Wu, Depeng Jin, and Sheng Chen

Vehicular Fog Computing: A Viewpoint of Vehicles as the Infrastructures
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 3860—3873, June 2016.

Award accepted by Ke Guan

 

2019 Neal Shepherd Memorial Best Propagation Paper Award

This award is for the best Propagation paper published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

Ke Guan, Bo Ai, Bile Peng, Danping He, Guangkai Li, Jingya Yang, Zangdui Zhong, and Thomas Kürner

Towards Realistic High-Speed Train Channels at 5G Millimeter-Wave Band – Part I: Paradigm, Significance Analysis, and Scenario Reconstruction
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 10, pp. 9112—9128, October 2018.
Part II: Case Study for Paradigm Implementation
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 10, pp. 9129—9144, October 2018

Award accepted by Junmin Wang

 

2019 Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award

This award is for the best paper relating to Vehicular Electronics published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

Hui Zhang and Junmin Wang

Vehicle Lateral Dynamics Control Through AFS/DYC and Robust Gain-Scheduling Approach
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 489—494, January 2016.

Award accepted by Jie Ji

 

2019 Best Land Transportation Paper Award

This award is for the best paper relating to Land Transportation published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

Jie Ji, Amir Khajepour, Wael William Melek, Yanjun Huang

Path Planning and Tracking for Vehicle Collision Avoidance Based on Model Predictive Control with Multiconstraints
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 952—964, February 2017.

Award Recognizing the Accomplishments of Groups

2019 VTS Chapter of the Year

This award recognizes the outstanding Chapter of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society out of all active VTS Chapters. The basis for judging includes the following criteria: (i) service to chapter membership in terms of technical activities, (ii) service to chapter membership in terms of societal activities, (iii) chapter membership advancement, fellow nominations, and awards, (iv) chapter membership growth. The award consists of a plaque presented to the Chair of the Chapter.

2019 Awardee: Centro-Norte Brazil Chapter (Professor Rafael Timóteo de Sousa Junior, University of Brasília, Brazil)

Significant Individual Accomplishment/Service Awards

2019 Outstanding Service Award

For individuals who provide outstanding volunteer contributions to VTS Board of Governors and to the Society. It consists of a plaque and $1,000.

Javier Manuel Gozálvez Sempere, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH), Spain

Citation: For sustained and exceptional contributions to the Society in the areas of administration, conferences, and publications as well as the tireless creation of new initiatives that benefit members and VTS

2019 James Evans Avant Garde Award

For leadership and continuing contributions in promoting new technology in the field of Vehicular Communications and Electronics. It consists of a plaque and $1,000.

Harald Haas, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Citation: For pioneering contributions to multiple antenna transmission systems and optical wireless communications, in particular spatial modulation and LiFi (Light Fidelity)

2019 Early Career Award

To recognize outstanding young scientists or engineers who have made relevant contributions to the theoretical, experimental and operational aspects of electrical and electronics engineering in the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society fields of interest that include mobile radio, motor vehicles and land transportation. It consists of a plaque and $1,500.

Jiajia Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Citation: For contributions to networking, communications, and security of intelligent vehicles

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