Category: Member Updates

Thank You For Your Support!

10 November, 2020 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Neeli R. Prasad First and foremost, we want to thank you very much for your continued membership with IEEE VTS through these unprecedented times. With your loyalty and support, we are able to continuously provide our members with valuable benefits and actively develop our product offerings and services. Put simply, you make whatRead More

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Innovation Challenge: Small UAV Comms

10 November, 2020 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Kamesh Namuduri, Chair, IEEE VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Drones IEEE VTS is pleased to announce an Innovation Challenge in Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Communications for current undergraduate and graduate college and university students. Objective—Participants engineer a working solution for coordination between two UASs to accomplish a task jointly. The objective is toRead More

From the President: Making Joint Society Membership Easier

14 October, 2020 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour As we start the last quarter of this year, people around the world are still battling the effects of one of the biggest global health crises in living memory. Throughout this very challenging year, we have all experienced and learned alternative ways to continue what we were doing, and at times,Read More

Chapter Profile: New Zealand North

9 September, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by William Liu, VTS New Zealand North Chapter Chair The IEEE VTS New Zealand North Chapter currently has 17 members and is situated in Auckland, New Zealand. The current chapter officers are: William Liu, Chair Boon-Chong Seet, Vice-chair (General) Xuejun Li, Treasurer Sheikh Izzal Azid, Vice-chair (Pacific Liaison) Aniket Mahanti, Secretary The senior membersRead More

VOTE NOW: VT Election of Members to the Board of Governors

7 August, 2020 | 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 25 September 2020! 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

VTS Distinguished Lectures for 2020

7 August, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is closely monitoring developments related to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The health and safety of our members and volunteers is the utmost priority of our society. As a result, and due toRead More

High Marks for VTS Publications

7 August, 2020 | Member Updates, Publications

Article by Weihua Zhuang VTS publications play a significant role in promoting R&D activities in the Society’s technical fields of interest. Our main technical journals—IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine (VTM), and IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology (OJVT)—provide high-quality and high-impact venues for researchers and engineers to publish new studiesRead More

Fellowship Nominations

9 July, 2020 | Member Updates

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society has two graduate student fellowships. We are currently soliciting nominations for the awards. If you believe you are a good fit for one of the awards, please consider submitting a nomination by 10 August 2020. Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award The Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award promotes graduate-level study in vehicular technology,Read More

Call for Series Editor: IEEE Press

9 July, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Peter Chong, IEEE Press VTS Liaison IEEE Press supports a book series for IEEE Vehicular Technology Society on vehicular technology. The IEEE Press Series on Vehicular Technology focuses on books published by VTS members that would provide a more comprehensive and in-depth treatment of specific topics related to the Society’s fields of interest. Currently, theRead More

Looking Towards a Greater Future

8 June, 2020 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour COVID-19 has changed our lives: the way we interact, the way we work, and the way we study. It has had devastating effects on many people all around the world, and its impact is yet to be fully appreciated. As an IEEE society, VTS has been working hard to maintain itsRead More

Seeking Volunteers: Land Transportation Projects

8 June, 2020 | Member Updates, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Gary Touryan, IEEE VTS VP—Land Transportation The VTS Land Transportation Division actively manages the development of transit and rail standards through Working Groups organized by subject matter experts. These standards are used by transit and rail agencies in the United States and Canada for the design, manufacturing, construction, installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenanceRead More

Recent Activities in VTS Standards

8 June, 2020 | Government Regulations, Member Updates

Article by Tom Kurihara, IEEE VTS Standards Committee Chair The VTS standards program continues to be active despite the current travel and meeting restrictions imposed by governments around the world. The VTS Standards Committee and its Working Groups are creating new opportunities for VTS member participation. Meetings have been conducted under the recent safety guidelines:Read More