VTC2020-Fall Award Winners
The Vehicular Technology Society is proud to announce that the award for the IEEE VTC2020-Spring Best Conference Paper was presented to Bo Qian, Haibo Zhou, Ting Ma, Kai Yu, Quan Yu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen for their paper titled ”Heterogeneous Multi-Operator Spectrum Sharing Architecture for Massive IoT Access with NOMA”.
This year the awards committee gave a Runner-Up award for Best Conference Paper to Zhihan Li, Cailian Chen, Yang Min, Jianping He, and Bo Yang for their paper titled “Dynamic Hidden Markov Model for Metropolitan Traffic Flow Prediction”.
The IEEE VTC2020-Spring Technical Program Committee also presented the Best Student Paper Award to Ehsan Emad Marvasti, Arash Raftari, Yaser Pourmohammadi Fallah, Rui Guo, and Hongsheng Lu for their paper titled ”Cooperative LIFAR Object Detection via Feature Sharing in Deep Networks.”
This year the awards committee gave a Runner-Up award for Best Student Paper to Zepeng Zhu, Jiajia Liu, Jiadai Wang, and Nei Kato for their paper titled “Edge-Cloud Based Vehicle SLAM for Autonomous Indoor Map Updating.”
These papers were chosen for awards due to the excellent and novel work by the authors. Awards were presented during the virtual conference which was held virtually 18 November through 16 December 2020. Congratulations to the winners!
Vehicular Technology Society Best Papers Awards
2020 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award – Recognizes the best systems paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
CSI-Based Fingerprinting for Indoor Localization: A Deep Learning Approach
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, No.1, pp. 763-776, January 2017
Xuxu Wang, Lingjun Gao, Shiwen Mao and Santosh Pandey
2020 Best Land Transportation Paper Award – Recognizes the best paper on land transportation published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
Mobility Dataset Generation for Vehicular Social Networks Based on Floating Car Data
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp.3874-3886, May 2018
Xiangjie Kong, Feng Xia, Zhaolong Ning, Asisur Rahim, Yingqiong Cai, Zhiqiang Gao, and Jianhua Ma
2020 Neil Shepherd Memorial Best Propagation Award – Recognizes the best propagation paper published in the IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology.
Vehicle Mobility and Communication Channel Models for Realistic and Efficient Highway VANET Simulation
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 248-262, January 2015
Nabeel Akhtar, Sinem Colegri Ergen, and Oznur Ozkasap
2020 Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award – Recognizes the best paper on vehicular electronics published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
Energy Management in Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Recent Progress and a Connected Vehicles Perspective
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 66, No. 6, pp. 4534-4549, June 2017
Clara Marina Martinez, Xiaosong Hu, Dongpu Cao, Efstathios Velenis, Bo Gao, and Matthias Wellers
VTS Chapter of the Year.
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Chapter Chair: Dr. Yuen Chau
Vehicular Technology Society Individual Awards
2020 James Evans Avant Garde Award – For contributions to the modeling, design, performance evaluation and optimization of current, emerging, and future wireless communication systems and networks.
Mohamed-Slim Alouini, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
2020 Early Career Award – For contributions to the theory and development of satellite vehicular communications.
Chunxiao Jiang, Tsinghua University, China
Women’s Distinguished Career Award – For resource management and service development for mobile edge/fog networks.
Ai-Chun Pang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Stuart Meyer Memorial Award – For outstanding and visionary research on wireless access network architectures and for exemplary service in VTC organizations.
Halim Yanikomeroglu, Carleton University, Canada
Hall of Fame Award – In recognition of his pioneering and lasting outstanding contributions in communications, cognitive radio, signal processing and engineering education.
Simon Haykin, McMaster University, Canada
Vehicular Technology Society Fellowship Awards
Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award – For outstanding student research contributions to intelligent and connected transportation systems.
Yunlong Lu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
IEEE Transportation Electronics Fellowship – For outstanding student research contributions to machine learning in vehicular communications and intelligent transportation systems.
Seyed Hamed Mosavat-Jahromi, University of Victoria, Canada
Vehicular Technology Society Fellows
Marco Di Renzo