Category: Member Updates

Welcome Mesage from new VTS President

5 January, 2018 | Member Updates

It is truly an honor and a privilege to serve as the President of the Vehicular Technology Society for 2018.  The VTS is very special society, and it is my personal goal to both continue and increase the numerous activities and services we offer to all of our VTS members such that it helps supportRead More

VTS Presidential Message

7 December, 2017 | Member Updates

¡Gracias y hasta pronto! My two-year term as VTS President will soon be over. It has been a fantastic experience, and I am very proud of having served the VTS society and its members. I have been privileged to work with an outstanding team of volunteers (Board of Governors, officers, conference organizers, editors, authors, etc),Read More

Event Update: IEEE CDMA Milestone event at Qualcomm

7 December, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates, Mobile Communications

The IEEE presented Qualcomm on the 7th of November 2017 with an IEEE Milestone plaque for its pioneering work in CDMA, specifically for the first demonstration of CDMA for cellular networks. Twenty-eight years ago (November 7, 1989), Qualcomm demonstrated a digital cellular radio system based upon CDMA, which significantly increased capacity, improved service quality, andRead More

VTS Distinguished Lecturers and Speakers Program

7 November, 2017 | Member Updates

By Fabrice Labeau, VP Membership Since 2010, VTS has developed a Distinguished Lecturers (DL) program that is now one of the largest such programs within IEEE. The program was launched as a response to some of the results from the biennial VTS Membership Survey, in which members expressed a strong interest in local chapter activitiesRead More

Event Update: VTS Awards for 2017

16 October, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

This year, VTS awards were presented during the Awards Luncheon on 26 September 2017 at VTC2017-Fall in Toronto, Canada. Some will also be presented at the Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) in Belfort, France 11–14 December 2017. This report lists the awards presented, this year’s recipients, and a short description of each award. VTSRead More

Event Update: 2017 IEEE Fellows from VTS

16 October, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Congratulations to our 2017 VTS Fellows: Witold A. Krzymien  University of Alberta, Canada for contributions to radio resource management for cellular systems and networks  Witold A. Krzymień received his M.Sc. (Eng.) and Ph.D. degrees (both in Electrical Engineering) in 1970 and 1978, respectively, from the Poznań University of Technology in Poznań, Poland. He received aRead More

Event Update: VTS Chapter Profile – IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter

16 October, 2017 | Member Updates, Publications

Article by Aduwati Sali, Chair, IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter; Fazirulhisyam Hashim, Immediate Past Chair In 2017, the IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter has 211 members all over the country: university students, academics and private companies. The chapter committee consists of: Chair: Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Aduwati Sali, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Vice-chair: Associate ProfessorRead More

Event Update: VTS Distinguished Lecturer Upcoming Seminar: Professor Shiwen Mao

3 October, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates, Mobile Communications

VTS Distinguished Lecturer Professor Shiwen Mao, from Auburn University, will present new advances in indoor localization using deep learning. With the fast growing demand of location-based services in indoor environments, indoor positioning based on fingerprinting has attracted a lot of interest due to its high accuracy. In this talk, we present our recent work onRead More

Event Update: VTS Chapter Profile – The Seattle Chapter

7 September, 2017 | Member Updates

Article by Titus Lo, Seattle Chapter Chair The Seattle Chapter covers a geographic region in western Washington State, and serves about 450 members. The majority of the members are from local industry, such as Microsoft, Boeing,, AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, and many other local mid- and small-size companies. The Seattle Chapter also interacts with academia fromRead More

Board of Governors Member Profile: F. Richard Yu

8 August, 2017 | Member Updates

F. Richard Yu received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003. From 2002 to 2006, he was with Ericsson (in Lund, Sweden) and a start-up in California, USA. He joined Carleton University in 2007, where he is currently a Professor. He received the following: ▪ IEEE OutstandingRead More

VTS Chapter Profile: The IEEE VTS Tokyo Chapter

10 July, 2017 | Member Updates

Article by Takahiro Asai, VTS Tokyo Chapter Secretary The Tokyo Chapter has VTS members in many sections of Japan, i.e. Tokyo, Sapporo, Sendai, Sin-Etsu, Nagoya, Kansai, Hiroshima, Shikoku, and Fukuoka. The chapter committee consists of: Chair: Professor Fumiyuki Adachi, Tohoku University Vice-chair: Professor Mamoru Sawahashi, Tokyo City University Vice-chair: Shigeto Hiraguri, Railway Technical Research InstituteRead More

Board of Governors Member Profile: Bih-Yuan Ku

10 July, 2017 | Member Updates

Bih-Yuan Ku received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan in 1984, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University, NY, USA. He is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. His research and technical services focus mainly on the electrical sideRead More