Category: Member Updates

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

VTS Chapter Profile: Chicago

8 June, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Alvin Chin, VTS Chicago Chapter Chair The IEEE VTS Chicago Chapter has 73 members and is situated in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The current chapter officers are: Alvin Chin, Chair Kevin Stutenberg, Vice-chair Ziru Chen, IEEE VTS Young Professionals Chair The Chapter typically holds a minimum of 6 meetings per year. Past lecture topicsRead More

Volunteers Wanted for Autonomous Vehicles Committee

14 May, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Shuqing Zeng, VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Autonomous Vehicles Chair The VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Autonomous Vehicles is seeking volunteers to fill positions as Vice-Chair and Members. Any current IEEE or VTS member may apply. Selected volunteers will initiate related projects within VTS that focus on autonomous vehicles, and take other actionsRead More

VTS DL / DS Program: Update

14 May, 2020 | Member Updates

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 outbreak. The health and safety of our members and volunteers is of the utmost priority to our Society. As a result, and due to the unprecedented situation with theRead More

Continuing Support for Our Members and Community

8 April, 2020 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour IEEE VTS is closely monitoring developments related to the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that our thoughts are with all those affected   As President, it is my duty to spearhead efforts to ensure the best level of services we can in this difficult time, while keeping the health and safetyRead More

Changes in Response to COVID-19: VTS Conferences

8 April, 2020 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

VTS Conferences Technical events and conferences in general, due to their natural need of gathering large number of people and wide range of travels, have been the most impacted services of all organizations. VTS conferences are no exception. VTS understands the fact that conferences are important factor in the publication of papers by graduate studentsRead More

Changes in Response to COVID-19: VTS Distinguished Lecturer/Speaker Program

8 April, 2020 | Member Updates

VTS DL / DS Program Due to the unprecedented situation with the Coronavirus outbreak, global restrictions on travel, and limits on gathering of certain number of people in confined areas in several countries, VTS is making the following changes to the Distinguished Lecturer (DL) and Distinguished Speaker (DS) Program. These changes are necessary to ensureRead More

Changes in Response to COVID-19: VTS Publications Plus Free COVID-19 Related Articles on Xplore®

8 April, 2020 | Member Updates, Publications

VTS Publications VTS Publications—including the fully-sponsored IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, VTS Mobile World, and other VTS co-sponsored publications—will continue to operate as usual. Please continue to support these great venues for publication of your research results; submit your high-quality manuscripts for peer review and possible publications. Our publications committee andRead More

IEEE VTS ASEAN Summer School

8 April, 2020 | Member Updates

Mardeni Roslee, IEEE VTS Malaysia Chapter Chair The IEEE Malaysia ComVT Joint Chapter organized the IEEE VTS ASEAN Summer School, which was held in conjunction with ATOM Project Workshop on 2–3 May 2019 at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Malaysia. The Summer School is a special project by IEEE VTS to increase the number ofRead More

Message from the President – VTS continual support to members and community

30 March, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by: Abbas Jamalipour, IEEE VTS President, 2020 The 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. AsRead More