Category: Member Updates

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

The World of VTS Chapters

7 August, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Oliver Holland, VTS Chapters Committee Chair A Chapter serves (and in some respects represents) the associated IEEE Technical Society within the local IEEE Section. A Chapter instantiates and runs events to serve local members, among other activities. These events might include Distinguished Lectures (perhaps expanded into larger programs such as Workshops), educational orRead More

Call for participation: VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Electric Railway Systems

7 August, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Pablo Arboleya, Vice-Chair, IEEE VTS Electric Railway Systems Committee IEEE VTS has recently created the Ad Hoc Committee on Electric Railway Systems. This is a call for participation in the activities of the Committee to all IEEE VTS members interested in this topic. The committee is chaired by Mr. Jianghua Feng from CRRCRead More

The VTS Distinguished Lecturer and Speakers Program

10 July, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Fabrice Labeau, Distinguished Lecturer Program Coordinator The program is selective, and each year, our Distinguished Lecturer Selection committee examines nominations of top figures to join the program. After ending their maximum of two terms as DLs, the most sought-after speakers may be offered extended terms as Distinguished Speakers. Funded at a lower levelRead More

VTS Chapter Profile: IEEE VTS Shanghai Chapter

10 July, 2018 | Member Updates

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Shanghai Chapter was formed on 27 February 2017. This chapter aims to support the fast-growing interests in Internet of Vehicle, Internet of Industry, Internet of Things, high mobility wireless Communications and mobile Communications in Shanghai area. The VTS Chapter office is located in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Chapter CommitteeRead More