Category: Member Updates

Message from the IEEE VTS Liaison to IEEE Young Professionals

10 July, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Syed Hassan Ahmed After joining IEEE VTS as a student member a few years back, I was always excited about the career development opportunities that VTS provides as a member. Quoting myself as an example where the transition from student member to professional member, and then Senior Member with VTS: it was fantastic!Read More

VTS BoG Meeting in Porto, Portugal

9 July, 2018 | Member Updates

The VTS Board of Governors had their Spring meeting this past June in Porto, Portugal. This meeting was in conjunction with the semi-annual flagship conference of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, VTC2018-Spring. The next VTS BoG meeting will be held in conjunction with the VTC2018-Fall conference in Chicago.

Message from President: Trains, Drones, and Self-Driving Cars

13 June, 2018 | Breaking News, Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President The mission of Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is to support the professional development and growth of our approximately 4600 members worldwide through a range of activities that enable us to learn, network, and collaborate. Given the breadth of technologies covered by VTS, there are numerous communities that specialize inRead More

Message from the VP—Land Transportation

13 June, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by David Thurston Rail Standards within the LTD have been very busy. VTS is the sole sponsor for many important Standards and Guidelines that are used by the rail and transit industries for specifying, constructing and maintaining rail systems in every electrical discipline. Anyone interested in working on these committees can contact me forRead More

Board of Governors Profile: James Irvine

13 June, 2018 | Member Updates

Dr. James Irvine is a Reader in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where he leads the Mobile Communications Group, as well as the Communications Theme of the Power Networks Demonstration Centre. He currently heads the Industry IoT workpackage of the 5GRuralFirst testbed, a collaboration of more thanRead More

Chapter Profile: The IEEE VTS New York Chapter

15 May, 2018 | Member Updates

By Muamer Dedović Deda, IEEE VTS New York Chapter Secretary As a member of IEEE New York, the New York VTS chapter supports various activities relating to intelligent transportation systems, vehicle communications, train control and signaling. This chapter serves all IEEE members in the New York City metropolitan area. The chapter committee consists of: Chair:Read More

Board of Governors Profile: Javier Gozálvez

15 May, 2018 | Member Updates

By Abbas Jamalipour Javier received an electronics engineering degree from the Engineering School ENSEIRB (Bordeaux, France), and a PhD in mobile communications from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Since October 2002, he has been with the Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH), Spain, where he is Full Professor and Director of the UWICORE laboratory.Read More

Call for IEEE VTS Volunteers

15 May, 2018 | Member Updates

By F. Richard Yu, Vice President – Membership IEEE VTS runs almost entirely on volunteer effort. The roles that volunteers play are essential to the day-to-day operation of Society activities, particularly in directing the Society’s strategic priorities. Volunteering with IEEE VTS is an opportunity to take on leadership roles, grow your professional network, and gainRead More

Supporting Innovation and Research in Autonomous Vehicles – Message from VTS President

15 May, 2018 | Member Updates

By Alexander M. Wyglinski, President Autonomous vehicles are a topic of great interest across many sectors. News outlets eagerly report on the latest advances in autonomous vehicle technology. Lawmakers and policy experts are working to define new legislation and regulatory frameworks that incorporate these vehicles on the road. And, high tech companies involved in the developmentRead More

Supporting the Women of VTS: Resources and Activities for Professional Development and Growth – Message from VTS President

17 April, 2018 | Member Updates

All VTS members have access to a wide variety of resources that can help their professional formation and advancement, such as participation in VTS chapters worldwide, access to our excellent Distinguished Lecturer program, involvement in the organization of VTS-sponsored events such as the VTC and VPPC conference series, access to the VTS Resource Center, andRead More

Increasing Membership Value – Message from VTS President

12 March, 2018 | Member Updates

We are all part of a vibrant technical community of experts from around the world who are performing exciting and innovative work across various areas of vehicular technology, including 5G communications, rail systems, self-driving cars, drone technology, and electric vehicles. The Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) seeks to support such activities by providing a plethora ofRead More

Distinguished Lecturer Program – Call for Nominations

12 March, 2018 | Member Updates, Publications

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) launched the Distinguished Lecturer (DL) program in July 2011. The program has been very successful in providing VTS chapters throughout the world with presentations by leading experts on topics of interest and importance to the Vehicular Technology membership community. We are accepting DL nominations for 2018 class. The appointmentRead More