Mr. Sicher is Director of Transportation and has extensive experience in designing and testing crashworthy systems, including seating and restraint devices, and structural components. His work in occupant crash protection has included conducting and analyzing numerous sled tests, inverted drop tests, and rollover tests, as well as various quasi-static tests. His specific investigations have included issues dealing with torsion bars, seat belt buckles, seat belt webbing, seat belt anchorages, vehicle structures, seat and seat back structures and child car seats.
Since 1997, Mr. Sicher has been involved in the investigation of vehicular accidents with an emphasis on the performance of the occupant protection system. Mr. Sicher has worked with the U.S. Army, NIOSH and other government agencies on various research and development contracts.