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The Monthly Newsletter of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society—January 2018


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Message from the EiC

Happy New Year 2018! Welcome to the first edition of VTS Mobile World in 2018—your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. In this issue, you will be greeted by the new Society president and his 2018 team; read about the IEEE Automated Vehicles Summit; meet the newly elected IEEE Fellows; see the most recent content in the VTS Resource Center; plus much more. 

I look forward to hearing from you in 2018 on how we can better serve all VTS members. I can be reached at a.jamalipour@ieee.org.  Read More...

Message from the President
Alexander M. Wyglinski, President (foreword by the EiC)

Alexander M. Wyglinski is the new President of Vehicular Technology Society for 2018. Alex was the Executive Vice President for 2016—7, energizing the Society side-by-side by another active volunteer, now Senior Past President Javier Gozálvez. 

Alex has contributed extensively to VTS, particularly in the area of autonomous and connected vehicles. After a self-introduction, he presents us with his vision for the Society in 2018. 

On behalf of VTS Mobile World and all members of VTS, we welcome Alex to this challenging role and wish him all the best.  Read More...

Congratulating the IEEE Fellows Class of 2018
Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair

The IEEE Fellow grade is used to recognize unusual distinction in the profession.  Each year, a new class of IEEE Fellow awardees is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors. The number of new IEEE Fellows each year is limited to 1/10 of 1% of the IEEE voting membership.   Read More...

IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Summit – A 5G-Driven Event
Onur Altintas, David Nishijima, Javier Gozálvez, Fabrice Labeau, and Alexander Wyglinski

IEEE VTS and ComSoc will hold the IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Summit on 8 February 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, looking at such timely topics as how 5G networks can support the automotive and mobility industries.  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Industrial IoT-Connected Railways

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinars for free—including Moments from IEEE VTC2017-Fall—available at the VTS Resource Center, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account.  Read More...

Motor Vehicles
IEEE VTS Motor Vehicles Challenge 2018: Enter now!
Loïc Boulon

IEEE VTS and Argonne National Laboratory launch the new challenge: Energy Management of a Range Extender Electric Vehicle.  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
Securing Vehicular Controller Area Networks: An Approach to Active Bus-Level Countermeasures
Hristos Giannopoulos, Alexander M. Wyglinski, and Joseph Chapman

With bus-level access, an attacker has the ability to control or manipulate critical systems in vehicular networks, such as anti-lock brakes and cruise control, potentially affecting driver safety. Novel bus-level countermeasures for a controller area network have become necessary.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
The Benefits of Smart Wireless Technologies
Matthias Pätzold

Although 5G standards are still being finalized, AT&T is working with Ericsson and Intel to ensure that they will be ready to deliver 5G services as early as late 2018.  Read More...

Transportation Systems
New Lines, Trains, and Trolleys Around the World
Harvey Glickenstein

Electric trolley buses, also called trackless trolleys, are rubber-tired vehicles with motors powered by electricity from overhead wires.  Read More...



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