Standing Committees

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Standing Committees (Technical and Administrative) are established or dissolved by the Board of Governors through the Bylaw amendment process. 

Ad Hoc committees may be established by the President or the Board of Governors. If empowered by the President, the committee cannot continue beyond the term of office of the appointing President.  If established by the Board of Governors, the life of the committee will be 1 year, unless otherwise declared by the Board of Governors. The life of a committee may be extended by the Board.

To view a committee or contact a committee chair, please click on one of the VTS Standing Committees listed below.

Administrative Committees

Administrative Committees may be established by the Board of Governors to cover a particular area of Society operations. In certain cases where an Administrative Committee such as the Publications Committee or the Membership Committee is providing a service to or on behalf of IEEE as well as the Society, the coordination with the proper IEEE entity shall be effected to ensure compliance with Institute requirements.

Description

The Awards Committee recommends candidates to the President for all awards, citations, and prizes except as elsewhere provided.

Awards Committee Member

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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    Huawei Technologies
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
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    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    IEEE Volunteer
    IEEE Region
    Region 06 (Western U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    École Polytechnique de Montréal
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Michigan - Dearborn, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    IEEE Region
    Region 04 (Central U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    DEU
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    ESP
    Affiliation
    Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    GBR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Southampton
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    AUS
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Sydney
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    SGP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    National University of Singapore
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
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Description

The committee shall maintain an up-to-date record of the Constitution & Bylaws of this Society, and to ensure that the Society’s Constitution and Bylaws are in accord with IEEE requirements.

Description

This Committee advises the Society President in the performance of his/her duties. It cannot take any action that will restrict the Board of Governors.

President

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Waterloo
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email

Executive Vice President

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    DEU
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
Description

The purpose of the Finance Committee is to oversee the financial activities of the Society. These activities include, but are not limited to, the following:

President

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Waterloo
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email

Executive Vice President

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    DEU
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email

Treasurer

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    Country
    AUS
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Sydney
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
Description

The Membership Committee is in the purview of the Vice President Membership Development and provides liaison between the Society, the membership, and prospective members.

Membership Committee Member

  • 2024 - Present
    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Toronto Metropolitan University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    CHN
    Affiliation
    Fudan University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    COL
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Universidad de los Andes
    IEEE Region
    Region 09 (Latin America)
    Email
    Website
Description

This committee is responsible for coordinating the publicity of VTS activities and members both within the Society and externally; as well as publicizing the Society itself externally.

Publicity Committee Member

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    Country
    AUS
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Sydney
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Waterloo
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    McGill University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    IEEE Region
    Region 01 (Northeastern U.S.)
    Email
Description

The Chapters Committee is in the purview of the Vice President Membership Development and maintains contact with Chapter officers.

Chapters Committee Member

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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    IEEE Volunteer
    IEEE Region
    Region 06 (Western U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    SGP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Institute for Infocomm Research
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    PRT
    Affiliation
    Instituto de Telecomunicações and Universidade da Beira Interior
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    ARE
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Technology Innovation Institute
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
Description

Responsible for recruiting, selecting, vetting, and supporting the activities of Distinguished Lecturers and Distinguished Speakers within the policies set out by the Board of Governors.

DL Committee Member

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    Country
    NLD
    Affiliation
    RWTH Aachen University
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    Huawei Technologies Canada
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    SGP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Institute for Infocomm Research
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he\him)
    Affiliation
    General Motors Company
    IEEE Region
    Region 04 (Central U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    HKG
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
Description

The Fellows Committee will solicit qualified candidates and make recommendations to the Board of Governors for nominees for advancement to the grade of Fellow in the IEEE.

Fellows Evaluation Committee Member

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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    Université de Bretagne Occidentale
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    University of South Carolina
    IEEE Region
    Region 03 (Southeastern U.S.)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Michigan - Dearborn, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    IEEE Region
    Region 04 (Central U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    York University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    JPN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    National Institute of Informatics
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
Description

The purpose of this committee is to identify new opportunities that would enable greater professional development and growth of industry members of the VTS.

Industry Engagement Committee Member

  • 2024 - Present
    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    The University of Maryland, College Park
    IEEE Region
    Region 02 (Eastern U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    NLD
    Affiliation
    RWTH Aachen University
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    Analog Devices Inc.
    IEEE Region
    Region 01 (Northeastern U.S.)
    Email
Description

This committee shall oversee the election of the Board of Governors and its Officers.

Nominations Chair

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    Country
    KOR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website

Nominations Member

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    Country
    DEU
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    AUS
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Sydney
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
Description

This committee identifies new VTS volunteering opportunities, advertises these opportunities to VTS membership, and recruits/interviews volunteers for available positions.

Committee Member

  • 2024 - Present
    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    IEEE Volunteer
    IEEE Region
    Region 06 (Western U.S.)
    Email
  • 2024 - Present
  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    IND
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    CHN
    Affiliation
    Beijing Jiaotong University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
Description

The Conference Committee is headed by the Vice President-Conferences and is tasked with the development and management of the conference portfolio for all VTS-organized events.

Conference Committee Member

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    DEU
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Victoria
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    ESP
    Affiliation
    Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    McGill University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    GBR
    Affiliation
    University of Strathclyde
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    KOR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
Description

This committee is responsible for developing the policy for education activities in the VTS within IEEE guidelines, and implementing the educational activities within the Society.

Description

This committee is responsible for coordinating the administration of Fellowships and/or Scholarships established by the Society.

Chair

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    CHN
    Affiliation
    Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email

Vice Chair

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    University of Oslo, Norway
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
Description

This committee shall be concerned with advances and changes in the state-of-the-art in vehicular electronic technology, particularly in the areas in the FOI of VTS.

Long Range Planning Committee Member

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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    The University of Oklahoma
    IEEE Region
    Region 05 (Southwestern U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    KOR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    IEI
    IEEE Region
    Region 02 (Eastern U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    USA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    IEEE Region
    Region 01 (Northeastern U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Waterloo
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
Description

The Publications Committee is headed by the Vice President Publications and does the following: (a) Recommends publication policy of the Society.

Publications Committee Member

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    Country
    AUS
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Sydney
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    ESP
    Affiliation
    Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    McGill University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    SGP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Institute for Infocomm Research
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Carleton University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email

Technical Committees

Technical Committees may be established by the Board of Governors to cover a special portion of the field of interest of the Society. This special Committee shall provide a source of technical and professional advice and assistance on the particular field of interest of the technical committee. In certain cases where a technical committee such as a technical standards committee is providing a service to or on behalf of IEEE as well as the Society, the coordination with the IEEE shall be effected to ensure compliance with Institute requirements. If a technical committee covers a complete Field of Interest of the Society, e..g., Land Transportation, it may, at the discretion of the members concerned and approval by the Board of Governors, be designated as a Division of the Society, and function as a subentity of the Society.

Call for Proposals of Ad-Hoc Technical Committees

IEEE VTS encourages proposals for new ad-hoc technical committees on important or emerging topics in the society's fields of interest.

Learn more about submitting a proposal here.

Join a Technical Committee

Are you interested in joining one of the existing VTS Technical Committees? Please click the button below and submit the interest form.

Land Transportation

Description

The objective of the AdHoc Committee on Electric Railways is to support and grow an electric railways system community within IEEE.

Electric Railways Member

  • Country
    ESP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (He/him)
    Affiliation
    Universidad de Oviedo
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    IND
    Affiliation
    Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bangalore - India
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
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    CHN
    Affiliation
    CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co.,Ltd
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    CAN
    Affiliation
    Canadian Pacific Railway
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email

Motor Vehicles

Description

This committee shall cover those areas of vehicular electronics and electrical engineering ordinarily identified with the automotive industry.

Motor Vehicles Committee Member

  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    SGP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Nanyang Technological University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    ITA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Politecnico di Milano
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    GBR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Nottingham
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
  • 2023 - Present
  • 2023 - Present
    Country
    FRA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    University of Franche Comté
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    CHN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Chongqing University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
    Website
Description

This committee shall cover the technology relating to the electrical and/or electronic aspects of electrically propelled road vehicles.

Vehicular Power and Propulsion Committee Member

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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    Carleton University
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    University of Franche-Comte
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CHN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Zhejiang University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    University of Franche-Comté/UMR CNRS FEMTO-ST
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    GBR
    Affiliation
    University of Warwick, UK
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    IND
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (she/her)
    Affiliation
    Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    CHN
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Qingdao University
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    ITA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he)
    Affiliation
    Politecnico di Milano
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    ITA
    Affiliation
    University of Cagliari
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    PRT
    Affiliation
    University of Porto
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    ESP
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (He/him)
    Affiliation
    Universidad de Oviedo
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CHE
    Affiliation
    University of Applied Sciences - Sion
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    CAN
    Affiliation
    Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    FRA
    Affiliation
    University of Lille / L2EP
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    CHN
    Affiliation
    University of Hong Kong
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    CHN
    Affiliation
    Harbin Institute of Technology
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    CHE
    Affiliation
    Sonceboz
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    ESP
    Affiliation
    University of Oviedo
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    University of Lille
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    ITA
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Politecnico di Milano
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    JPN
    Affiliation
    Huawei Technologies Japan
    IEEE Region
    Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)
    Email
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    Country
    NLD
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    Eindhoven University of Technology
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    Université du Quesbec à Trois-Rivières
    IEEE Region
    Region 07 (Canada)
    Email
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    Country
    GBR
    Personal Gender Pronouns
    (he/him)
    Affiliation
    University of Nottingham
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    Université de Lille
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    Argonne National Labs
    IEEE Region
    Region 04 (Central U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    FRA
    Affiliation
    Université de Franche-Comté
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
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    Country
    PRT
    Affiliation
    Polytechnic of Coimbra / INESC Coimbra
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email
    Website
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    Country
    USA
    Affiliation
    Argonne National Labs
    IEEE Region
    Region 04 (Central U.S.)
    Email
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    Country
    ROU
    Affiliation
    Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
    IEEE Region
    Region 08 (Africa, Europe, Middle East)
    Email