Category: Member Updates

Message from the President: VTS – An International Community

5 November, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski I would like to share with all of you three recent activities designed to foster community amongst VTS members located in different parts of the world, enabling them to learn, network, and grow. The inaugural VTS event, 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa, was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during 24 – 25 SeptemberRead More

Time To Renew!

5 November, 2018 | Member Updates

F. Richard Yu, IEEE VTS Vice President—Membership Thank you very much for being a valued member of IEEE VTS. I hope you have taken advantage of some of the many opportunities and services offered by the IEEE VTS to support your professional development and growth. With the 2019 membership year quickly approaching, it is timeRead More

Call for Proposals: Host A Future VTC!

5 November, 2018 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by IEEE VTS Conference Committee The IEEE VTS Conference Committee invites the submission of proposals to host VTC during the fall season in 2020 and 2021. The fall iteration of VTC is normally held in North America, so submissions should be in keeping with that tradition. But note that all proposals, even those fromRead More

First IEEE VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean: V2X Communications

5 November, 2018 | Breaking News, Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by  Carlos A. Lozano-Garzon, Andres Navarro Cadavid and Javier Gozalvez IEEE VTS and the IEEE VTS Colombia chapter are organizing the first-ever VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean. The school will take place at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá (Colombia) on 8 – 9 November 2018. The first edition of thisRead More

Message from the President—Standardization Activities and VTS: Get Involved!

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is an applications-driven technical community focused on advancing the current state-of-the-art in technologies such as mobile radio, land transportation, and motor vehicles. Our global community is active in the creation and dissemination of new theoretical concepts and knowledge. Many VTS members are also engagedRead More

2018 VTS Awards Ceremony

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Awards Committee Chair Best Papers Awards (2013—17) The Best Papers Awards recognize the best papers published in the Transactions of Vehicular Technology during the period 2013—17 in the following four areas: Systems, Propagation, Vehicular Electronics, and Land Transportation. Each award consists of a certificate for each co-author and a cashRead More

Call for Nominations: Distinguished Lecturers

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Weihua Zhuang, DL Selection Committee Chair We are accepting DL nominations for 2019 class. The appointment of a DL is a two-year term, and can be renewed by one more term at most. We are particularly interested in the technical areas of autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, land transportation, vehicle power and propulsion, andRead More

VTS Board of Governors Elections – Vote Now!

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozalvez, VTS Nominations Committee Chair It’s time for this year’s election of the 5 seats available for the 2019-2021 class of the VTS Board of Governors (BoG). The elections start 21 August and will end 23 October (4:00 pm Eastern Time). This year we received an unprecedented number of very high-quality candidates,Read More

VTS In Your Neighborhood: The Power of Local Chapters!

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President As members of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS), we are part of a global community made up of 4600 innovators, engineers, technologists, and scientists interested in vehicular technology. One way that members of this community can come together to exchange ideas and knowledge is through local VTS chapters.Read More

Message from IEEE VTM’s New Editor-in-Chief

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozálvez, EiC, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine It is a great honor for me to join the Editorial Board of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine as Editor-in-Chief. I would like to thank Vice President—Publications Weihua Zhuang, and VTS President Alex Wyglinski, for their trust and confidence in me to lead the IEEE VehicularRead More

VTS Chapter Profile: IEEE VTS Sweden Chapter

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Tommy Svensson, Chalmers University (Chair); Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mälardalen University (Vice-Chair) The Sweden chapter of VTS, which is a joint chapter with Information Theory and Communications Societies, has over 300 IEEE members throughout Sweden, making it one of the largest Chapters in Sweden, but also one of the most active. During 2017, a totalRead More

VTS Board of Governors Elections – Vote Now!

5 September, 2018 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Chair, VTS Nominations Committee It is time for this year’s election of the 5 seats available for the 2019-2021 class of the VTS Board of Governors (BoG). The elections start on the 21st of August and will end on the 23rd of October (4:00 pm Eastern Time). This year we receivedRead More