View Standard Version October 2017
Message from the EiC
Abbas Jamalipour

Welcome to the October 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World—your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. This issue contains a recap of the annual Society awards ceremony at IEEE VTC2017-Fall in Toronto, including the VTC2017-Fall Best Paper Awards. Also, VTS Mobile World is happy to introduce one of VTS’ most active chapters—and this year’s VTS Chapter of the Year Award winner—Malaysia. Following our regular technical columns is a preview of the 2017 Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference. As usual, I look forward to receiving your feedback on how we are doing and how we can better serve all VTS members in future.  You can contact me directly by email at a.jamalipour@ieee.orgRead more...

VTS Awards for 2017 (for presentation at VTC2017-Fall and VPPC 2017)
Gordon Stüber, VTS Awards Chair

The VTS Awards Ceremony recognizes those who contribute to and support the purposes of IEEE in general, and of VTS in particular, in an exceptionally worthy manner. Read more...

IEEE VTC2017-Fall Conference Best Paper Awards
Weihua Zhuang, VTC2017-Fall TPC Co-chair

Each VTC recognizes one Best Paper and one Best Student Paper from those accepted and presented at the conference, after a rigorous selection process by the Technical Program Committee. At VTC2017-Fall in Toronto, two papers were selected Read more...

VTS Chapter Profile IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter
Aduwati Sali, Chair, IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter; Fazirulhisyam Hashim, Immediate Past Chair

VTS Mobile World presents a report from one of our Asian chapters, and 2017’s VTS Chapter of the Year, the joint IEEE Malaysia ComSoc/VTS Chapter. Did you know that you can propose to establish a VTS chapter if there is none in your area and if you have at least 12 VTS members? Chapters are one of the strong collaborative pillars of the IEEE membership structure. Read more...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Lectures on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles, and Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Fundamentals

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

From IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
Review: Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicular Networks for Small and Mini Drones
Jingjing Wang, Chunxiao Jiang, Zhu Han, Yong Ren, Robert G. Maunder, and Lajos Hanzo

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World Read more...

Connected Vehicles
Continued Dispute on Preferred Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technologies
Elisabeth Uhlemann

The Safety Spectrum Coalition concludes that any sharing arrangements that would require rechanneling the band would hold up the implementation of DSRC and the establishment of safety protocols, effectively relegating vehicle safety to a secondary concern. Read more...

Mobile Radio
Fifth-Generation Technology Offers Trillion-Dollar Business Opportunities
Matthias Pätzold

Having pioneered the first four generations of mobile technologies in Indonesia, Ericsson demonstrated its commitment to deploying cutting-edge communications technologies and services locally by becoming the first company to showcase 5G in the country. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Bay Area Rapid Transit Extension South on the East Bay
Harvey Glickenstein

The new station has 2,082 parking spots, including 42 electronic car charging stations, as well as intermodal connections to Alameda-Contra Costa Transit and private shuttles. Read more...

Conference Preview
VPPC 2017 Conference Organizers

Save the date for the upcoming 2017 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, 11–14 December 2017, in Belfort, France. The conference organizers have provided a summary of what you can expect when visiting Belfort just before Christmas! Read more...

Conference Call
IEEE VTC2018-Spring in Porto
IEEE VTC 2018-Spring Organizing Committee

The 87th edition of VTC will be held in Porto, Portugal! You are invited to submit your research results and plan to attend the next spring edition of the Vehicular Technology Conference in Porto from 3 to 6 June 2018. Read more...

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