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Message from the EiC

It is my pleasure to present you with the second issue of VTS Mobile World in 2019 – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter.

In the issue, the President outlines the Society’s action on promoting diversity and inclusion. A call for nominations for VTS technical and service awards as well as interesting technical and informative articles are some of the other highlights.

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

Message from the President
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion
Alexander M. Wyglinski, President

IEEE members are committed to the highest standards of integrity, responsible behavior, and ethical and professional conduct.

The IEEE Technical Activities Board reaffirms its commitment to an environment free of discrimination and harassment as stated in the IEEE Code of Conduct, IEEE Code of Ethics, and IEEE Nondiscrimination Policy. Read more...

Message from the VP—Mobile Radio
New Initiatives in Wireless
Jae Hong Lee

Jae Hong Lee is a Past President of VTS, and served as elected BOG member for 2006–18. He is a Professor at Seoul National University, Korea. His research interests are in energy harvesting, cognitive radio, D2D communication, and their applications to 5G.

He was Founding Chair of the IEEE VT Society Seoul Chapter, General Chair of IEEE VTC2003-Spring, and Founding Chair of the Board of IEEE VTS APWCS (Asia Pacific Wireless Communications). He is an IEEE Fellow, Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, and Member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea. Read more...

Call for Nominations
2019 Society Awards
Gordon L. Stüber, Chair, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Awards Committee
Each year, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society offers five prestigious awards that recognize outstanding individual accomplishment. Please take a look at the awards list, and consider nominating an eligible candidate.
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From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

VTS members can enjoy the following webinar available at the VTS Resource Center for free, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account. Read more...

From the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
4G/5G Spectrum Sharing: Efficient 5G Deployment to Serve Enhanced Mobile Broadband and Internet of Things Applications
Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World

In this month, our Associate EiC reviews an article authored by Lei Wan, Zhiheng Guo, Yong Wu, Wenping Bi, Jinhong Yuan, Maged Elkashlan, and Lajos Hanzo, which was published in the fourth quarter 2018 of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, that looks at 4G/5G Spectrum Sharing. Read more...

Mobile Radio
World’s First 5G Distributed Concert
Matthias Pätzold

The 2,000-year-old Roman Amphitheatre in the Guildhall Complex, London’s oldest entertainment venue, has embraced 5G technology to team up with the historic Brandenburg Gate Museum in Berlin for two simultaneous performances connecting the two venues. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo
Harvey Glickenstein

MS series locomotives can operate using more than one source of overhead electric power or only on diesel power as needed. Read more...

Calls for Papers
VTC2019-Spring, VTC2019-Fall, CAVS 2019 and VPPC 2019
VTS Conference Committee

Registration for VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur is now open, while current open call-for-papers are for VTC2019-Fall and CAVS 2019 in Honolulu and VPPC 2019 in Hanoi. Read more...

IEEE VTC2019-Fall in Honolulu, Hawaii
VTS Conference Committee

Full papers due:

25 February 2019

Acceptances send:

3 May 2019

Final papers due:

1 July 2019

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Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications
Javier Gozalvez, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE VTM

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine—Impact Factor: 6.038—has issued a Call for Papers on 5G technologies and applications. Guest editors Anwer Al-Dulaimi and Rose Hu invite full paper submissions by 1 March 2019. Read more...

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