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IEEE CAVS 2020 – Paper Submission Deadline Extended

16 June, 2020 | Events & Conferences

Extended paper submission deadline: June 30, 2020 ————————————————————————————————————- 3rd IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Symposium (IEEE CAVS 2020) 4-5 October 2020, Victoria, Canada, ————————————————————————————————————– Due to the wide extent of the impact from the COVID-19, the Vehicular Technology Society will be relaxing its standard requirements for onsite presentation of papers for authors whose travelRead More

Seeking Volunteers: Land Transportation Projects

8 June, 2020 | Member Updates, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Gary Touryan, IEEE VTS VP—Land Transportation The VTS Land Transportation Division actively manages the development of transit and rail standards through Working Groups organized by subject matter experts. These standards are used by transit and rail agencies in the United States and Canada for the design, manufacturing, construction, installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenanceRead More

Recent Activities in VTS Standards

8 June, 2020 | Government Regulations, Member Updates

Article by Tom Kurihara, IEEE VTS Standards Committee Chair The VTS standards program continues to be active despite the current travel and meeting restrictions imposed by governments around the world. The VTS Standards Committee and its Working Groups are creating new opportunities for VTS member participation. Meetings have been conducted under the recent safety guidelines:Read More

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