Category: Member Updates

Making the Most of VTS in 5G

11 June, 2019 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President For our members that come from industry, VTS offers a collection of services, events, and activities designed to enhance your professional development and growth. They all provide forums for the dissemination of cutting-edge techniques and knowledge. Several of these are geared towards industry practitioners. At VTS, your professional developmentRead More

Action in Land Transportation Standards

11 June, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Gary Touryan, Vice President Land Transportation The Land Transportation Division of VTS manages the development of (US and Canadian) standards for rail passenger vehicles, trains and systems, automatic train control, and electrical power distribution systems. This work is accomplished through the Rail Transportation Standards Committee (RTSC), which consists of two subcommittees and severalRead More

Chapter Profile: IEEE VTS Singapore

11 June, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Chau Yuen, Chair The VTS Singapore Chapter has 35 members. The current chapter officers are: Chair: Chau Yuen Vice-chair: Boon Hee Soong Finance Chair: Chin Sean Sum Secretary: Ernest Kurniawan On 23 April 2019, the IEEE VTS Singapore Chapter and the local Comsoc chapter organized a joint workshop on 6G. The presenters includedRead More

VTS Board of Governors

9 May, 2019 | Breaking News, Member Updates

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Board of Governors (BoG) approved in its last BoG meeting (30th April 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) the following slate of candidates for the elections of five (5) members of the VTS BoG for the term 2020-2022: Abbas Jamalipour F. Richard Yu Nicholas Kirsch J.R. Cruz Fabrice Labeau Gary Touryan Daniel HisselRead More

Making the Most of VTS in 5G

7 May, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President Over the past two months, there has been a significant increase in public interest and awareness of 5G—Fifth Generation cellular technology—and its potential impact across multiple sectors of our society, including commerce, education, health care, and agriculture. For many of us who actively pursue research and development work inRead More

Record Activity for our Distinguished Lecturer Program!

7 May, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Fabrice Labeau, IEEE VTS Distinguished Lecturers Program Coordinator In 2018, the VTS Distinguished Lecturers and Distinguished Speakers jointly made more than 80 visits to our chapters worldwide, a new record! The Class of 2019 Distinguished Lecturers will be appointed starting 1 July 2019 and will be listed on the official VTS DL webpage, whereRead More

VTS Chapters: From Strength to Strength

7 May, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Oliver Holland, IEEE VTS Chapters Committee Chair Over the last two years, the financial support offered to Chapters from VTS has more than doubled—in addition to some limited financial support from IEEE for each Chapter by way of the Section. And due to great interest by many Chapters to expand their activities, weRead More

Ad Hoc Committee on Deep Learning for Wireless Communications

7 May, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Tony Q.S. Quek, Founding Chair Recent breakthroughs in AI and machine learning—deep neural networks, the availability of powerful computing platforms, and big data—have provided new technologies to perform tasks that once seemed impossible. With this technological revolution, it is clear that we may need to rethink how and whether wireless communication systems shouldRead More

Making the Most of VTS Membership and Resources

8 April, 2019 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President The primary mission of IEEE VTS is to enhance the professional development and growth of all of our members worldwide. To achieve this mission, we are very fortunate to have a large number of dedicated volunteers from across our global community, who organize a wide range of activities, events,Read More

NEW! Get your VTS Membership Certificate

8 April, 2019 | Member Updates

You can now get your IEEE and VTS membership certificates through Collabratec. To download and print your certificate: Log into Collabratec here >> Click on your name in the top right of the screen and select “Member Certificates” from the drop-down menu From the “Member Certificates” page, click on the “Download PDF” link to the rightRead More

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT – 2019 VTS Conferences: Something for Everyone!

12 March, 2019 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President The primary mission of IEEE VTS is to provide its members from around the world with opportunities for professional development and growth via a wide range of activities, events, and services. When it comes to events, VTS has an excellent offering of high-quality, high-impact conferences it organizes every year.Read More

MESSAGE FROM THE EIC, IEEE TVT: Report on 2018 Metrics for Success

12 March, 2019 | Member Updates, Publications

Article by Nei Kato, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology In my message for this newsletter last year, I was incredibly happy to inform readers of the positive improvement in all relevant metrics for the journal for my first year as Editor-in-Chief. Since then, a lot of work was poured into the publication to reachRead More