Category: Member Updates

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

VTS Chapter Profile: Toronto

12 April, 2021 | Member Updates

Lian Zhao, VTS Toronto Chapter Chair The IEEE VTS Toronto Chapter currently has 55 members and is situated in Toronto, Canada. The current officers are: Lian Zhao, Chair, Ryerson University, Canada Khalid Hafeez, Vice-chair (External), Ontario Tech University, Canada Ajmery Sultana, Vice-chair (Membership Engagement), Ryerson University, Canada The IEEE Toronto Section, parent section to VTSRead More

Call for Nominations – VTS Board of Governors Elections

11 February, 2021 | Breaking News, Member Updates

IEEE VTS Board of Governors Election Call for Nominations Elections for five (5) members of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) for the term 2022-2024 will be held between May and July 2021. This notice serves as an open call for nominations of qualified candidates. Valid nominations will be reviewed by the VTSRead More

Message from the President

26 January, 2021 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour I am truly excited to have the honor and privilege to continue serving as President of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2021. IEEE VTS has been my home for the past two decades, and I have seen great things in this Society that are truly unique. We are starting this yearRead More

VTS BoG Elections Results

26 January, 2021 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Fabrice Labeau, VTS Board of Governors Elections Committee Chair As is customary at the beginning of each calendar year, newly elected members will be joining the VTS Board of Governors. The election took place over the course of the summer, and the following candidates have been elected for a 3-year term extending from 2021 toRead More