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Event Update: VTS Features at IEEE Sections Congress 2017 in Sydney

7 September, 2017 | Events & Conferences

VTS participated in IEEE Sections Congress this past August in Sydney. IEEE Sections Congress is the triennial gathering of Section leadership and delegates from all ten IEEE Regions. The event is an opportunity for delegates to learn how to utilize the resources of IEEE to maximize their effectiveness as IEEE volunteer leaders. This 2017 editionRead More

Event Update: IEEE VTC2018-Spring in Porto

7 September, 2017 | Events & Conferences

The 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference will be held 3–6 June 2018 in Porto, Portugal. This semi-annual flagship conference of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society will bring together individuals from academia, government, and industry to discuss and exchange ideas in the fields of wireless, mobile, and vehicular technology. VTC2018-Spring will coincide with the startRead More

Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

8 August, 2017 | Publications, TA Resource Center, Vehicular Technology

Check Out New Lectures from the International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017 Title: Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Speaker and Affiliation: 1. K.T. Chau, University of Hong Kong Description: With ever increasing concern on our environment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) areRead More

Event Update: IEEE VTS Symposium in mHealth China 2017

8 August, 2017 | Events & Conferences

Article by Bingli Jiao, IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Chair The 7th Conference of mHealth China is a leading event in the areas of mobile health and digital hospital in China. Over 700 people attended this event, coming from industry, universities, and hospitals in China. The invited keynote speakers included Academicians of the Chinese Academy ofRead 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

IEEE VTS Standards: Light Communications for Wi-Fi

8 August, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Edward Au While it is well-known that IEEE 802.11 develops standards and amendments for RF-based Wi-Fi technologies, you may not realize that there is some past history of using non-RF technologies for Wi-Fi. Back when IEEE 802.11 developed its first standards, there had been an infrared-based solution. The early proponents who proposed theRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

8 August, 2017 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann The European Strategy on Cooperative ITS—submitted by the European Commission in November 2016, and reported in the March issue of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine—also addresses technologies and frequencies. Cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) messages will be transmitted for a wide range of services in various transport situations and between different actors.Read More

Research and Development Towards 5G

8 August, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Samsung Electronics America and Verizon announced that they have completed the deployment of 5G systems in five U.S. cities in preparation for beginning customer trials of 5G technology. The customer trials will deliver fixed wireless access to customers through 5G connectivity to gauge user experiences, evaluate the performance of 5G technologies,Read More

The Third High-Speed Rail Line in South Korea

8 August, 2017 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein South Korea’s Sudokwon high-speed line, the third high-speed rail line in the country, entered revenue service on 2 December 2016. The line includes three stations, is 38-mile long, and connects to the existing SeoulBusan high-speed line. Almost 32 mi of the new line is in a tunnel. Alstom, as part ofRead 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

IEEE VTS Report: Board of Governors Meeting in Sydney, Australia

10 July, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

By James Irvine The VTS Board of Governors met on 6 June 2017 in Sydney at VTC2017-Spring. Finances are always a major part of this second meeting of the year, since VTS is required to agree its budget for 2018 in July. The Society has had a very successful 2016, generating a surplus of overRead More