Volker Sick

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director Global CO2 Initiative, University of Michigan

Education
1997 Habilitation (Physical Chemistry), Universität Heidelberg, Germany
1992 Dr. rer. nat. (Chemistry), Universität Heidelberg, Germany
1988 Diplom (Chemistry), Universität Heidelberg, Germany

Employment
2019 – present DTE Energy Professor for Advanced Energy Research
2013 – present Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
2012 – 2018 Associate Vice President for Research (50%), Engineering and Nat. Sciences, University of Michigan
2007 – 2012 Faculty Advisor to International Programs (40%), College of Engineering, U. Michigan
2005 – present Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2001 – 2005 Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological Univ.
1997 – 2005 Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1995 International Fellow, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
1994 –1995 Exchange Scientist, Sandia National Laboratory; Fellowship DFG
1993 – 1997 Akademischer Rat, University of Heidelberg, Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut, Germany
1993 Exchange Scientist, Sandia National Laboratory
1989 – 1993 Senior Research Scientist, University of Heidelberg, Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut

Honors and Awards
2018 President's Award for Distinguished Service in International Education
2018 Fellow of The Combustion Institute
2015 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Award
2013 Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
2012 John F. Ullrich Education Excellence Award
2012 SAE International Leadership Citation
2012 Rackham Master's Mentoring Award
2008 The Silver Combustion Medal, The Combustion Institute
2007 SAE Fellow
2007 College of Engineering Service Excellence Award
2007 SAE International Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
2007 Michigan Leadership Advisor of the Year Award (for work with the Formula SAE team)
2006 Harold C. Simmons Award with James D. Smith, Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems
2006 Distinguished Paper Award with Claudia M. Fajardo, The Combustion Institute
2006 Faculty of the term, Pi Tau Sigma, Michigan Pi Rho Chapter
2006 Outstanding Student Group Advisor Award, CoE Epeians
2004 SAE International Excellence Award in Oral Presentation
2003 ME Award for Outstanding Faculty Achievement
2002 SAE International Excellence Award in Oral Presentation
2001 ME Teaching Incentive Award for outstanding performance in education
1999 MEAM Teaching Incentive Award for outstanding performance in education
1999 Forest McFarland Award, SAE International
1997 Venia Legendi and Privatdozent, University of Heidelberg
1994 Research Fellowship, German Science Foundation

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum