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


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Message from the EiC
Welcome to the sixth monthly installment of VTS Mobile World in 2018 – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. In this issue, the Society President provides an interesting opening article on Trains, Drones, and Self-Driving Cars. We also have some news on future VTS conferences at exciting places and on interesting topics, including the new IEEE Wireless Africa 2018.  I look forward to hearing from you on how we can better serve all VTS members. I can be reached at a.jamalipour@ieee.org.  Read More...
Message from President: Trains, Drones, and Self-Driving Cars
Alexander M. Wyglinski, President

The objective of Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is to support the professional development of all members worldwide. VTS encompasses a diversity of groups and communities, each of which has their own needs to satisfy professional development goals. In this editorial, I would like to focus on one of these communities: the women of VTS.  Read More...

Message from the VP—Land Transportation
David Thurston

Land Transportation is one of the major divisions of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Rail standards, road transportation and other relevant areas are included in this portfolio. The current Vice President—Land Transportation provides a report on his recent activities in this portfolio.  Read More...

Board of Governors Profile: James Irvine

VTS Mobile World introduces James Irvine, one of five BoG members elected last year to serve for 2018–20. James is Secretary of IEEE VTS, having served in a number of positions, including president, since being appointed as editor of the VTS News in 1999.  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles

VTS members: sign in with your IEEE Web Account and enjoy this free webinar at the VTS Resource Center.  Read More...

Motor Vehicles
Modeling and Simulation of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Luis Silva and Cristian De Angelo

The improvement of computational resources has transformed the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) stage into a key task during the prototyping of novel vehicle concepts. It helps the design process by allowing the evaluation of new concepts/topologies under faulty or dangerous conditions.  Read More...

From IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
5G Multiscale Mobility - A Look at Current and Upcoming Models in the Next Technology Era
Antonino Orsino, Weisi Guo, and Giuseppe Araniti

This month, VTS Mobile World features an article that looks at current and upcoming models for 5G mobility, which was published in the first quarter 2018 edition of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine. The selection was made by Associate EiC F. Richard Yu.  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
Toyota Evaluates Blockchain for Connected Vehicles, and Apple Renews a Patent
Elisabeth Uhlemann

The Toyota Research Institute is exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology to foster a digital environment that will securely share driving and autonomous vehicle testing data, manage ride-share and car-share transactions, and store vehicle usage information.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
5G Pre-commercial Tests: Readiness on the Horizon
Matthias Pätzold

Vodafone announced that it achieved the first 5G data connection in Italy.  Read More...

Transportation Systems
California High-Speed Rail Authority Announces Early Train Operator Contract
Harvey Glickenstein

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors approved DB Engineering and Consulting USA to act as lead operator for the nation’s first true high-speed rail program, with its partner company, Deutsche Bahn AG, as a guarantor for the project.  Read More...

Conference Report
JRC – Joint Rail Conference 2018
David Thurston, VTS VP—Land Transportation

The Joint Rail Conference is sponsored by eight technical societies, and attracts engineers and technical personnel from multiple disciplines: operators, equipment builders, component suppliers, designers, consultants, academia, regulatory agencies and research organizations. This year’s program included prominent keynote speakers from the rail industry.  Read More...

Conference News
Three Events in One: Come to Chicago!

Chicago will play host to three major VTS events this fall, take advantage of this rare opportunity to network with a vast range of academic and industry experts in "the windy city"!  Read More...

Call For Papers
IEEE Wireless Africa 2018

VTS is sponsoring IEEE Wireless Africa 2018 in Addis Ababa University,  the first IEEE conference focused on wireless technologies to be held in Africa.  Read More...



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