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Message from the President: Our Mission in 2021

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates

Abbas Jamalipour I would like to start by offering my deepest thoughts to those members affected by COVID-19 globally, and in particular, to our loyal members in India and their respected families. Please know that we share your hardship during this difficult time, and pray for the end of this tragedy. We have just concludedRead More

Call for Participation: RTSC Standards Continue through COVID

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates, Railroad & Mass Transit

Cara Levy, VTS Vice President—Land Transportation The Land Transportation Division of VTS manages the development of standards for rail passenger vehicles, trains and systems, automatic train control, and electrical power distribution systems for the United States and Canada. This work is accomplished through the Rail Transportation Standards Committee (RTSC), which consists of four subcommittees asRead More

Call for Participation: Standards in Channel Sounding

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates, Mobile Communications

Dave Michelson, IEEE P2982 Working Group Chair Earlier this year, VTS launched IEEE Standards Project P2982 – Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounder Verification with support from NIST, Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz and National Instruments. When completed, the standard will recommend methods for verifying millimeter-wave and terahertz channel sounder performance for the purposes of: Identifying and correctingRead More

Call for Participation: Join the Electric Railway Systems Committee

15 June, 2021 | Member Updates

In 2018, IEEE VTS created the Ad Hoc Committee on Electric Railway Systems. Chaired by Jianghua Feng (CRRC Zhuzhou Institute), the objectives of the IEEE VTS Electric Railway Systems Committee are to grow an electric railways system community within IEEE, and to support this community through a range of activities to help members learn about,Read More

From IEEE OJVT: UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks

15 June, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Maurilio Matracia, Mustafa Kishk, and Mohamed-Slim Alouini Full title—Coverage Analysis for UAV-Assisted Cellular Networks in Rural Areas It is required to design and deploy cost-efficient alternatives for extending the cellular infrastructure to rural and remote areas. A concrete mathematical model characterizing and capturing the aforementioned problem might be a key-enabler for studying the efficiency ofRead More

2021 Society Bylaws Changes

10 May, 2021 | Member Updates

Tom Rubinstein, VTS Constitution and Bylaws Committee Chair From time to time, the VTS Board of Governors (BoG) finds it necessary to amend the Society’s bylaws. An amendment requires a two-thirds vote of the BoG plus approval of IEEE’s Vice President for Technical Activities (VP-TA). At its 12 October 2020 meeting, the BoG approved aRead More

From IEEE VTM: New Strategic Collaborations in Autonomous Vehicles

10 May, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Katrin Sjoberg The European heavy-duty truck manufacturers MAN and Scania, which belong to the TRATON GROUP, have agreed to a global partnership with TuSimple, a self-driving technology company based in San Diego, California. The purpose of the collaboration is to bring Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) level 4 trucks onto public roads. The first ScaniaRead More

From IEEE OJVT: Towards Safe Automated Driving

10 May, 2021 | Publications

Zongdian Li, Tao Yu, Ryuichi Fukatsu, Gia Khanh Tran, and Kei Sakaguchi Full title: Toward Safe Automated Driving: Design of Software-Defined Dynamic MmWave V2X Networks and PoC Implementation The technical exploration of safe automated driving has evolved from single-vehicle intelligence to vehicular networking. Therefore, to a certain extent, the safety requirements have been translated intoRead More

From IEEE TVT: Outdoor Vehicular VLC

10 May, 2021 | Publications

Muhammad Sohaib Amjad, Claas Tebruegge, Agon Memedi, and Stephan Kruse Full title: Towards an IEEE 802.11 Compliant System for Outdoor Vehicular Visible Light Communications As a complementary technology to existing Radio Frequency (RF)-based solutions such as Cellular V2X (C-V2X) and Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC), Vehicular Visible Light Communications (V-VLC) is gaining more attention inRead More

VTS Members: Join ITSS for Free

12 April, 2021 | Member Updates

Dear IEEE VTS Members, As IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society President, and a fellow active IEEE Vehicular Technology Society member, I would like to personally invite you to join IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) for the remainder of the year. A discounted combined membership will be offered in 2022. For now, consider adding ITSS at noRead More

VTS Chapter Profile: Toronto

12 April, 2021 | Member Updates

Lian Zhao, VTS Toronto Chapter Chair The IEEE VTS Toronto Chapter currently has 55 members and is situated in Toronto, Canada. The current officers are: Lian Zhao, Chair, Ryerson University, Canada Khalid Hafeez, Vice-chair (External), Ontario Tech University, Canada Ajmery Sultana, Vice-chair (Membership Engagement), Ryerson University, Canada The IEEE Toronto Section, parent section to VTSRead More

Call for Papers: IEEE OJVT: Distributed Intelligence for Future Vehicular Networks

12 April, 2021 | Publications

The IEEE Open Journal on Vehicular Technology is calling for papers for the upcoming Special Section on Distributed Intelligence for Future Vehicular Networks. Manuscripts are due 15 April 2021. Future vehicular networks have become an important component of the next generation communication technologies such as the 5G, 6G, and beyond. With the widespread use of automobileRead More