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mechanical and automotive engineer

George William Hicks, American mechanical and automotive engineer. Registered professor engineer, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, certified traffic accident reconstructionist, ACTAR, safety instructor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; diplomate American Board Forensic Engineering and Technology.

Background

Hicks, George William was born on January 15, 1948 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States. Son of Troy Diamond Senior and Clara (Sehl) Hicks.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1977.

Career

Test and development engineer Chrysler Corporation, Chelsea, Michigan, 1976-1981. Senior engineer Alexander Proudfoot Company, Chicago, 1981. Mechanical engineer Polytechnic, Lincolnwood, 1981-1982.

Manager technical services Shackson Associates, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982-1984. Forensic engineer Joscelyn & Treat, 1984-1986. Staff consultant Packer Engineering, Troy, 1986-1990.

Owner, principal consultant Ingenium Engineering Services, Petersburg, since 1990. Consultant Backplane Technology, Clinton, 1984-1986, Shackson Associates, Ann Arbor, 1984-1986. Speaker ADED Midwest Conference, Cleveland, 1992.

Speaker NMEDA Conference, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2001.

Achievements

  • Registered professor engineer, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, certified traffic accident reconstructionist, ACTAR, safety instructor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Diplomate American Board Forensic Engineering and Technology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Anatomy of an Instrumented Generic Quadriplegic Evaluation Van, 1993, Safety Standards and the Rehabilitation Vehicle, 1991. Editor: Roll Over Protective Structures Manual, 1989, Safety Belt Components manual (Internal Distribution), 1992-1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, Engineering Society Detroit, Association Driver Educators for the Disabled, Michigan Association Traffic Accident Investigators (speaker 2004, 06), Society Automotive Engineers, National Fire Prevention Association, American Welding Society, International Association Arson Investigators.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Kohorst, August 5, 1967. Children: Lorelei Lynn, Dawn Marie, Heather Nicole.

father:
Troy Diamond Senior Hicks

mother:
Clara (Sehl) Hicks

spouse:
Carol Ann Kohorst

child:
Lorelei Lynn Hicks

child:
Dawn Marie Hicks

child:
Heather Nicole Hicks