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Call for Papers: Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications

12 February, 2019 | Publications

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE VTM The fifth-generation (5G) networks continue to emerge through evolved technologies that support massive users connectivity and multigigabits downloading speeds. The 5G is a service-based network that requires efficient selection of sliced architectures considering connected end-user and requested standard slice type. The key advances over previous generations include spectrumRead More

Congratulations, IEEE Fellows 2019!

9 January, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee evaluates nominations for IEEE Fellow. The Vehicular Technology Society receives such nominations in portable and mobile communications, automotive electronics, and land transportation. Accordingly, the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee may change each year depending on the mixture of nominationsRead More

VPP TechCom Seminars: Recent Developments in Electrified Vehicles

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Alain Bouscayrol, VPPTechCom chair The Vehicle Power Propulsion technical committee of IEEE VTS organized a set of seminars in October/November 2018 at University of Lille (France) on recent developments in electrified vehicles. These seminars attract numerous Masters and PhD students (from 44 to 97) on the hot topic of electrified vehicles. The lecturesRead More

Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

9 January, 2019 | TA Resource Center

Title: Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Speaker:  K. T. Chau, University of Hong Kong Description: With ever increasing concern on our environment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are becoming popular. While electric vehicles (EVs) involve multidisciplinary technologies, one of their key technologies is machines and drives. In this lecture,Read More

It’s Time to Go Big with 5G

9 January, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In July 2018, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the world’s first fully integrated fifth-generation (5G) New Radio (NR), millimeter wave (mm-wave), and sub-6-GHz radio-frequency (RF) modules for smartphones and other mobile devices. The Qualcomm QTM052 mm-wave antenna module family and the Qualcomm QPM56xx sub-6-GHz RF module family pair with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50Read More

Keolis to Continue Operating the Bergen Light-Rail Network for Another Eight Years

9 January, 2019 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 29 June 2018, the Keolis’ Norwegian subsidiary, Keolis Norge, was awarded a contract by Bybanen AS, the local transport authority, to continue operating the Bergen, Norway, light-rail network. The new contract is for an additional eight years and to also manage the maintenance of the trams. This renewed contract, whichRead More

IEEE VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur: NOW OPEN – Call for Recent Results

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences

Article by the VTS Conference Committee As an adjunct to the VTC2019-Spring conference, the Technical Program Committee is opening a Recent Results track that will offer the opportunity for rapid publication of emerging work by industry and academia. Authors have the option of seeking an oral or poster presentation accompanied by a paper in theRead More

Conference News: Eight Workshops Planned for VTC2019-Spring

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences

IEEE VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur will feature 8 workshops on a range of topics. All are currently accepting submissions, with a deadline of 22 January 2019. W1 – 5th International Workshop of CorNer: Communication for Networked Smart Cities The workshop brings together experts with interests communications technologies related to smart cities. Traffic volume will be increasedRead More

WCNPS 2018 in Brasília, Brazil

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences

The 3rd edition of the Workshop on Communication Networks and Power Systems (WCNPS) in Brasília included technical presentations, keynote talks and short courses in the areas of communication networks, power systems, and vehicular technologies. The technical presentations consisted of 21 peer-reviewed papers and 14 invited keynote speakers, and came from 8 different countries (US, Italy,Read More

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