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Soft Computing Techniques for Vehicular Technology

10 July, 2018 | TA Resource Center

Title: Soft Computing Techniques for Vehicular Technology: Overview of Ongoing Research Speaker: Hicham Chaoui, Carleton University, and Sousso Kelouwani, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Description: In vehicular technology, electric energy systems are taking over conventional mechanical systems. The use of various energy sources yields better flexibility in achieving higher performance. Therefore, their integration is becoming a criticalRead More

The Next Step: Acquisitions and Open Collaboration Platforms

10 July, 2018 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Recently, there has been great interest in connected vehicles and autonomous driving. Through the years, I have written about different alliances, coalitions, and partnerships between vehicle manufacturers and map suppliers, telecom operators, concept developers, mobility as a service (MaaS) providers, software companies, hardware companies, and, of course, other vehicle manufacturers. InRead More

Countdown to the Full-Scale Development of 5G New Radio

10 July, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Samsung Electronics America has announced its decision to supply Verizon with commercial 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) network solutions. The two companies will begin by launching commercial 5G services in Sacramento, California, in the second half of 2018. In early 2017, Samsung and Verizon began 5G customer trials across seven U.S.Read More

NJ Transit Orders More Dual-Power Locomotives

10 July, 2018 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 2 January 2018, Bombardier Transportation announced that New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) had exercised an option for 17 additional Bombardier ALP-45 dual-power locomotives. This order is valued at approximately US$160 million (€133 million) and is based on a contract for 26 locomotives signed in 2008. NJ Transit exercised aRead More

2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference

10 July, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by Dennis Roberson (General Chair) and Oliver Holland (Technical Program Chair) The 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference will be held 27–30 August 2018 in Chicago, IL USA. This semi-annual flagship conference of IEEE VTS will convene individuals from industry, government, and academia to discuss and exchange ideas in the fields of wireless, mobile,Read More

IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference

10 July, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by IEEE VPPC 2018 Organizing Committee The 2018 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) will be organized under a shared effort between the University of Sherbrooke, Argonne National Laboratory, the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières and INESC Coimbra. The conference aims to provide a forum for sharing knowledge, experience and creative ideas inRead More

Call for Papers

10 July, 2018 | Events & Conferences

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine Special Issue on “6G: What is Next?”

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.

IEEE 5G World Forum – Early Registration ends 15 June!

13 June, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Collaborate with global 5G experts at the IEEE 5G World Forum 2018 ( which will be held on 9-11 July 2018 in Santa Clara, California, USA. We have exceptional expert speakers, technical sessions and more. Grab the early-bird discount by registering no later than 15 June. Learn more at:   VTS members are invited to check outRead 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

Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles

13 June, 2018 | TA Resource Center

Title: Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles Speaker: Alex Wyglinski, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Description: This presentation will consist of the following modules: (1) Wireless connectivity in vehicular environments: Compared to other transmission environments, vehicular wireless networks operating in temporally and spatially dynamic topologies are very challenging to implement. Given the requirements of these networks to possess low latencyRead More