The IEEE UK and Ireland VTS Chapter was formed in
2011 by Dr. Oliver Holland of King’s College London and Dr. Keith Nolan of
Trinity College Dublin. It was formed in recognition of strong interest
expressed by members of VTS in the UK and Ireland in the creation of a local Chapter,
noting prominent mobile communications, vehicular communications and vehicular
technology research and industrial interests in the UK and Ireland.
its inception—and, indeed, inherently in the approach taken to its
formulation—the IEEE UK and Ireland VTS Chapter has striven to capture the
interests of both the vehicular- and communications-related technology areas,
as well as the interaction between them, on both sides of the Irish Channel.
Distinguished Lecture Series—Professor Andreas Molisch (University of Southern California)
Coordinated with IEEE ICC 2015
17–23 June 2015
Channel models and algorithms for massive MIMO (at Bristol University and the University of Edinburgh)
Femto-caching and device-to-device collaboration for
wireless video networks (at King’s College London and the University of York)
Distinguished Lecture Series—Professor Chris Mi (University of
2–3 March 2015
Queen's University Belfast and Cranfield University
Development of an Extremely Efficient Wireless EV
“5G NORMA” Summer School on 5G Communications
20–22 June 2016
King’s College London
The event attracted over 100 attendees, and
included lectures on the applications, expectations, technical approaches, and
other aspects of 5G communications given by Nokia, the European Commission, BT,
Ericsson, and other high-profile companies and academic participants.
3rd Biennial International Conference on Powertrain
Modelling and Control
This event included talks from Ford, Texas A&M University, the Automotive
Research Centre of the University of Michigan, and numerous others, as well
technical presentations and other aspects of the wider conference.
For 2017, the Chapter has planned further events
related to electronic vehicles and future mobile communication systems. At present, the chapter committee is comprised of Dr. Oliver Holland (Chair), Dr. Keith
Nolan (Vice-chair), and Dr. Aoife Foley of Queens University Belfast (Secretary). An election process for the next slate of Officers is
currently being undertaken. More about the IEEE UK and Ireland VTS Chapter can
be found at http://vts-ukri.org.