Service work at the University of Michigan
Leading the Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan, 2018 - present
As associate vice president for research, natural sciences and engineering, Sick served as liaison between the Office of the Vice President of Research (OVPR) and scholarly and creative activities across the university in the natural sciences and engineering. As a senior member of the OVPR administrative team, he helped orchestrate major interdisciplinary initiatives, deals with policy issues and works with Federal Relations for Research to promote the university’s research agenda.
I served as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Planning and Implementation Lead for the Office of Research.
Lead investigator for the MTRAC - Advanced Transportation Innovation Hub, 2014 - 2018
Director, W. E. Lay Automotive Laboratory 2011-2015
Faculty advisor to International Programs in Engineering 2007-2012
Graduate Program Chair 2000-2001
Associate Editor, Frontiers in Climate - Negative Emissions Technologies
Editorial Board, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science
International Advisory Board, International Journal of Engine Research
Chair, Academic Advisory Board, FISITA, 2017 - 2018
Editor, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 2006 - 2018
Past activities include numerous leadership roles at SAE International, and conference organization with the Optical Society of America amongst others