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VTS Chapter Profile: Chicago

8 June, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Alvin Chin, VTS Chicago Chapter Chair The IEEE VTS Chicago Chapter has 73 members and is situated in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The current chapter officers are: Alvin Chin, Chair Kevin Stutenberg, Vice-chair Ziru Chen, IEEE VTS Young Professionals Chair The Chapter typically holds a minimum of 6 meetings per year. Past lecture topicsRead More

Resource Center: Electrified Vehicle Technologies

8 June, 2020 | TA Resource Center

Title: Electrified Vehicle Technologies, A Road Path Towards Zero Emissions Speaker: Yue-Yun Wang, Technical Fellow at General Motors Company Description: This video gives an overview of electrified vehicle technologies, including mild hybrid, PHEV, strong hybrid, electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles. Among those, more details are discussed around a P2 mild hybrid architecture, and a power split energy managementRead More

OJVT: Thermal Management of Li-Ion Batteries

8 June, 2020 | Publications

Article by David W. Sundin and Sebastian Sponholtz Full title: Thermal Management of Li-Ion Batteries with Single-Phase Liquid Immersion Cooling Development of effective thermal management techniques is essential in enabling further technical advances and wide public acceptance of lithium-ion based battery electrical storage. Both stationary battery arrays and electric vehicle (EV) batteries are pressed toRead More

OJVT: Scheduling Framework for Autonomous UAVs

8 June, 2020 | Publications

Article by H. V. Abeywickrama, Y. He, E. Dutkiewicz, B. A. Jayawickrama and M. Mueck Full title: A Generic Spatiotemporal Scheduling for Autonomous UAVs: A Reinforcement Learning-Based Approach Considerable attention has been given to leverage a variety of smart city applications using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The rapid advances in artificial intelligence can empower UAVsRead More

Volunteers Wanted for Autonomous Vehicles Committee

14 May, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Shuqing Zeng, VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Autonomous Vehicles Chair The VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Autonomous Vehicles is seeking volunteers to fill positions as Vice-Chair and Members. Any current IEEE or VTS member may apply. Selected volunteers will initiate related projects within VTS that focus on autonomous vehicles, and take other actionsRead More

VTS DL / DS Program: Update

14 May, 2020 | Member Updates

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is closely monitoring developments related to the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the outbreak. The health and safety of our members and volunteers is of the utmost priority to our Society. As a result, and due to the unprecedented situation with theRead More

Resource Center: Train Resource Planning with Python

14 May, 2020 | TA Resource Center

Train Resource Planning with Python Title: Advanced Data Analysis for Train Resource Planning with Python Speaker: Hegoi Garitaonandia, OPTIMITIVE Description: In this webinar, Hegoi Garitaonandia talks about how to acquire insight and expert knowledge of the data analysis process and techniques. Readers will become familiar with the problems of train resource planning and advanced data analysis for train resourceRead More

OJVT: Capacity Planning of PEV Charging Infrastructure

14 May, 2020 | Publications

Article by A. Abdalrahman and W. Zhuang Full title: QoS-Aware Capacity Planning of Networked PEV Charging Infrastructure Plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure is necessary to accommodate the rapid increase in PEV penetration rate. Capacity planning of PEV charging infrastructure (EVCI) must ensure not only a satisfactory charging service for PEV users but also aRead More

OJVT: Fair Coverage by Energy-Constrained UAVs

14 May, 2020 | Publications

Article by H. V. Abeywickrama, Y. He, E. Dutkiewicz, B. A. Jayawickrama and M. Mueck Full title: A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Fair User Coverage Using UAV Mounted Base Stations Under Energy Constraints Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are gaining popularity in many aspects of wireless communication systems. UAV-mounted mobile base stations (UAV-BSs) are an effectiveRead More