Rappaport elected to IEEE Board of Governors of Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
Prof. Ted Rappaport has been elected to a second consecutive three year term as a member of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS). As a VTS BoG member, Rappaport serves as chair of the Distinguished Lecturer program, a new initiative that he spearheaded in 2010 to help build VTS membership by providing world-class speakers for VTS chapter meetings throughout the world. Rappaport was also recently elected by the board to serve as the Vice President of Wireless Communications (formerly VP of Land Mobile Radio). IEEE VTS has approximately 5,000 members, and offers leading conferences and archival publications in the areas of wireless communications, vehicular electronics, and land transportation. Rappaport has been focused on building value for VTS members, and will be working to broaden the membership and improve the quality of VTS activities through inclusion of more members and expertise in the organization of conferences, publications, and on-line services.