Category: Member Updates

IEEE VTS Board of Governors Election – Call for Nominations

12 February, 2019 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Chair, IEEE VTS Nominations Committee Elections for five (5) members of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) for the term 2020-2022 will be held between May and July 2019. This notice serves as an open call for nominations of qualified candidates. Valid nominations will be reviewedRead More

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is a technical community with 4,600 members worldwide. Our mission is to support the professional development and growth of all members via a wide range of services and activities: conferences, publications, workshops, online resources, chapters, and distinguished lecturer seminars. Most of these services andRead More

MESSAGE FROM THE VP—MOBILE RADIO: New Initiatives in Wireless

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Jae Hong Lee 5G networks are meant to support three usage scenarios: enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine type communication (mMTC), and ultra-reliable low latency communication (URLLC). These capabilities make it practical to provide various new services such as V2X and factory automation with IoT. IEEE VTS actively participates in the IEEE FutureRead More

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2019: Society Awards

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Chair, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Awards Committee Each year, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society offers five prestigious awards that recognize outstanding Individual accomplishment. Please consider nominating an eligible candidate. Additional information about the awards, eligibility of candidates, as well as nomination forms are available at the IEEE VTS website. The dueRead More

Message from the IEEE VTS President: 2019—A Year of Opportunity!

9 January, 2019 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, IEEE VTS President With the start of a new year, there is much to be looking forward to in 2019. This is especially true with respect to the activities and services offered by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) in support of your professional development growth! In this message, I wouldRead More

Congratulations, IEEE Fellows 2019!

9 January, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee evaluates nominations for IEEE Fellow. The Vehicular Technology Society receives such nominations in portable and mobile communications, automotive electronics, and land transportation. Accordingly, the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee may change each year depending on the mixture of nominationsRead More

VPP TechCom Seminars: Recent Developments in Electrified Vehicles

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Alain Bouscayrol, VPPTechCom chair The Vehicle Power Propulsion technical committee of IEEE VTS organized a set of seminars in October/November 2018 at University of Lille (France) on recent developments in electrified vehicles. These seminars attract numerous Masters and PhD students (from 44 to 97) on the hot topic of electrified vehicles. The lecturesRead More

2018—A Year In Reflection

18 December, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President Thematically speaking, many of the activities and services organized by VTS members for our community during 2018 can be categorized into the following: Industry Engagement 2018 has been an outstanding year for providing services to our industry members. We organized our first Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) industry summitRead More

Call for IEEE Fellow Nominations

18 December, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour IEEE Fellow recognizes IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. The total number of new IEEE Fellows selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership. The IEEERead More

Write a Book with IEEE Press!

18 December, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Ernest Worthman Since my appointment as IEEE Press VTS Liaison last summer, I have worked with IEEE Press to put programs into place that will attract future authors. Among these efforts is working with IEEE Press and others to acquire book content. We will be running a call for author advertisement in bothRead More

VTS Elections 2018—Results

18 December, 2018 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Junior Past President Congratulations to our elected 2019–21 VTS Board of Governors! It is with great pleasure that we present the newly elected VTS Board of Governors for the 2019–21 term: Gerhard Bauch Lin Cai Neeli R. Prasad Gordon L. Stüber David Thurston Congratulations to all of them, and our warmestRead More

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Standardization of Autonomous Driving

18 December, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Ricardo DeCastro At the beginning of 2018, the VTS BoG approved the creation of the Ad Hoc Committee on Autonomous Vehicles (AVs). This committee is responsible for developing a community within the VTS interested in the design, implementation, and deployment of autonomous ground vehicles. Because of the complexity and safety-critical nature of autonomousRead More