Category: Member Updates

VTS in 2024: 75 Years!

11 October, 2021 | Member Updates

Dave Michelson, VTS History Committee Chair Earlier this year, VTS launched the VTS History Project, a three-year project (2021-23) to: Increase our public visibility Improve our engagement with students, industry and policymakers Prepare for our 75th anniversary in 2024 VTS members will work with staff from the IEEE History Center and other interested parties fromRead More

Call for 2021 Fellowship Nominations

17 August, 2021 | Member Updates

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society has two graduate student fellowships. We are currently soliciting nominations for these awards. If you believe you are a good fit for one of the awards, please consider submitting a nomination by 12 September 2021. Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award The Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award promotes graduate-level study in vehicularRead More

Message from VP Publications: Rankings Continue to Climb

10 August, 2021 | Member Updates, Publications

Weihua Zhuang VTS publications play a significant role in promoting R&D activities in the VT community. Our main technical journals—IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine (VTM), and IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology (OJVT)—provide a high-quality and high-impact venue for the researchers and engineers to publish new studies in the latestRead More

VOTE NOW: 2021 VTS Board of Governors Election

2 August, 2021 | Breaking News, Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society requests your vote for the election of Members to the VT Board of Governors! Full candidate biographical information is available here. Vote before 22 September 2021! Your participation in the election is essential for the Society. The BoG makes important decisions about our publications, conferences, finances and investments, educational activities, etc.Read More

Recap: IEEE VTC2021-Spring

21 July, 2021 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Jyri Hämäläinen, VTC2021-Spring General Co-chair As General Co-chair of VTC2021-Spring, I am proud to announce that the event was a great success, with over 450 accepted papers, 12 workshops with focused research topics, 15 tutorials, 4 keynotes, and 2 panels. The pandemic is not slowing down the strong Vehicular Technology Conference tradition, and as weRead More

Society: On Automated Vehicles

21 July, 2021 | Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

Edward Au, Vice Chair, IEEE TAB Committee on Standards An automated vehicle is a vehicle capable of sensing its environment and moving safely with minimum or no input from human beings. Recent literature, industry projects, and prototypes have revealed its potential to improve transportation efficiency due to better synchronization of vehicle movements, and also toRead More

Message from the President: Our Mission in 2021

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates

Abbas Jamalipour I would like to start by offering my deepest thoughts to those members affected by COVID-19 globally, and in particular, to our loyal members in India and their respected families. Please know that we share your hardship during this difficult time, and pray for the end of this tragedy. We have just concludedRead More

Call for Participation: RTSC Standards Continue through COVID

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates, Railroad & Mass Transit

Cara Levy, VTS Vice President—Land Transportation The Land Transportation Division of VTS manages the development of standards for rail passenger vehicles, trains and systems, automatic train control, and electrical power distribution systems for the United States and Canada. This work is accomplished through the Rail Transportation Standards Committee (RTSC), which consists of four subcommittees asRead More

Call for Participation: Standards in Channel Sounding

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates, Mobile Communications

Dave Michelson, IEEE P2982 Working Group Chair Earlier this year, VTS launched IEEE Standards Project P2982 – Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounder Verification with support from NIST, Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz and National Instruments. When completed, the standard will recommend methods for verifying millimeter-wave and terahertz channel sounder performance for the purposes of: Identifying and correctingRead More

Call for Participation: Join the Electric Railway Systems Committee

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates

In 2018, IEEE VTS created the Ad Hoc Committee on Electric Railway Systems. Chaired by Jianghua Feng (CRRC Zhuzhou Institute), the objectives of the IEEE VTS Electric Railway Systems Committee are to grow an electric railways system community within IEEE, and to support this community through a range of activities to help members learn about,Read More

2021 Society Bylaws Changes

10 May, 2021 | Member Updates

Tom Rubinstein, VTS Constitution and Bylaws Committee Chair From time to time, the VTS Board of Governors (BoG) finds it necessary to amend the Society’s bylaws. An amendment requires a two-thirds vote of the BoG plus approval of IEEE’s Vice President for Technical Activities (VP-TA). At its 12 October 2020 meeting, the BoG approved aRead More

VTS Members: Join ITSS for Free

12 April, 2021 | Member Updates

Dear IEEE VTS Members, As IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society President, and a fellow active IEEE Vehicular Technology Society member, I would like to personally invite you to join IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) for the remainder of the year. A discounted combined membership will be offered in 2022. For now, consider adding ITSS at noRead More