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


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Message from the EiC

Welcome to the September 2018 issue of VTS Mobile World – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. In this issue, the Society President’s message describes the importance of IEEE Chapters, for which VTS sponsor 56 worldwide. Then, we introduce the new Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Javier Gozálvez, who gives a status report for the Magazine and explains his visions in this new role.

This issue includes several other interesting articles, so I hope you enjoy reading them all and, as usual, 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...

VTS In Your Neighborhood: The Power of Local Chapters!
Alexander M. Wyglinski, President

According to IEEE, a chapter is a “technical subunit of a Region, one or more Sections, or a Geographic Council established by petition to the parent geographical and technical organizational units."

A chapter, if it is affiliated with more than one IEEE technical societies, enables members of different societies within a geographical area to meet and discuss mutually important technical topics. VTS has 56 chapters worldwide.  Read More...

Message from IEEE VTM's New Editor-in-Chief
Javier Gozálvez, EiC, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine

Javier Gozálvez is the new Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine. In addition to serving as VTS Junior Past President, Javier was a long-standing editor for the VTM column on Mobile Radio.

Both our two main printed journals, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT) and IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine (VTM), continue to provide a high-quality and high-impact venue for researchers and engineers to publish new studies in the latest R&D frontier.  Read More...

VTS Chapter Profile:
IEEE VTS Sweden Chapter
Tommy Svensson, Chalmers University (Chair); Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mälardalen University (Vice-Chair)

We report on one of the most active European VTS chapters. You can propose to establish a VTS chapter if there is none in your area with only 12 VTS members? Check your local Chapter's website for upcoming events.  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Railway Communications: Technologies and Services

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinar available at the  VTS Resource Center for free, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account. Check out new lectures from the International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017!  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems
Elisabeth Uhlemann

As connected services expand and grow, so do cyberthreats and attacks. Argus Cyber Security collaborates with Ericsson to provide seamless protection of the Connected Automotive Ecosystem.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
5G Indoor Mobile Systems
Matthias Pätzold

Ericsson develops a small-cell radio solution—5G Radio Dot—to meet the challenge of ever-increasing mobile traffic and 5G subscriptions. The system takes less time to install and can be deployed within existing infrastructures.  Read More...

Transportation Systems
State Safety Oversight for Washington, DC
Harvey Glickenstein

Under the District’s SSO program, the DC Fire and Emergency Management Services is responsible for providing safety oversight of the DC streetcar system.  Read More...

Conference Preview
2018 89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference:
VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur
VTC2019-Spring Organizing Committee

Save the date for the upcoming VTS flagship conference IEEE VTC2019-Spring to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28 April – 1 May 2019. The conference organizers have provided a summary of what you can expect at this conference.  Read More...

Event Recap
Joint International Summer School – EMR’18
EMR'18 Organizing Committee

VTS co-sponsored the 11th Energetic Macroscopic Representation International Summer School, organized jointly by Hanoi University of Sciences & Technology and University of Lille from 13–15 June 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam.  Read More...



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