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Message from the EiC
Abbas Jamalipour

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter.

In this issue you will read about recent activities in research and development of 5G equipment and cooperative intelligent transportation systems. You will also see some of the newly uploaded contents to the VTS Resource Center; meet another newly re-elected member of the Board of Governors; and learn about the status of the Society’s Transactions on Vehicular Technology. I look forward to your feedback on how we are doing and how we can better serve all VTS members in the future. You can contact me directly at a.jamalipour@ieee.orgRead more...

IEEE VTS Report: Board of Governors Meeting in Houston, Texas, USA, 20–21 January 2017
James Irvine

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society is administered by its Board of Governors. In this article, a summary of the Board’s first meeting of 2017 that was held in January in Houston, TX is presented. Read more...

Board of Governors Member Profile
Abbas Jamalipour

This month, in continuation of our trend in introducing elected members of the Board of Governors, here is some information about myself, as a re-elected member of the VTS Board of Governors (BoG) for the term 2017–19. Five BoG members are elected in each election to form the 15-member Board. Read more...

Greater Volume and Improved Quality of Content in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology!
Yuguang “Michael” Fang, Editor-in-Chief

The IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT) has increased page count, shortened publishing schedules and improved publications quality. It has also expanded its scope, addressing many emerging technologies for better vehicular operations and services, and has become one of the premier journals in telecommunications, transportations, and vehicular technology. Read more...

The New IEEE DataPort
K.J. Ray Liu, Lead–IEEE DataPort

Data has become critical to virtually all research efforts, industry operations, and human society, and IEEE recognizes that our members have needs to store datasets and access valuable datasets to further their research and industry efforts. IEEE has developed and is now trialing this valuable new data repository. Read more...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
New Lectures from the VTC2016-Fall Panel Sessions

VTS members can enjoy for free the following three new lectures available at the VTS Resource Center. You will need to sign in with your IEEE account to view the videos. Read more...

New Lecture on the Internet of Things (IoT)

The newly added webinar listed here provides good coverage on the interesting topic of the Internet of Things from the point of view of industry. Read more...

Connected Vehicles
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems
Elisabeth Uhlemann

Qualcomm designs connected car reference platform, while ETSI is having a testing event to show the convergence between intelligent transport systems and the Internet of Things. Read more...

Mobile Radio
Recent Research and Technology for 5G
Javier Gozálvez

Further standards aid the development of virtualized and cloud based networks, while chip technologies improve the sensitivity of the radio interface. Read more...

Motor Vehicles
IEEE VTS International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017
Loïc Boulon

Save the date for attending the VTS summer school on 27–29 June 2017, at Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada! Read more...

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