Category: Member Updates

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

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