US DOD Experience (1997 – 2013)
Dr. Cicek has fifteen years of leadership experience in the United Stated Air Force projects and programs as both contractor and civil service employee. Dr. Cicek led the development of various engineering systems for platforms including C-5, C-17, KC-10, KC-135, and C-130 E/H/J. Dr. Cicek’s experience includes unmanned aerial vehicle development where he utilized the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Malfunction Data Recorder Analysis Recorder System (MADARS) development. He received many critical awards at the positions he served, due to the excellent team-work and his detail oriented and energetic personality. These include Terra Health’s Superior Client Award in 2009 and Engineering Excellence Award in 2010 as well as an appreciation letter from the USAF Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), signed by the commander in charge. Dr. Cicek lectured Integrated Product Verification & Validation course at Raytheon in 2009, as part of the Ph.D. program between Texas Tech University and Raytheon.
USAF Aeromedical Test Lab, Chief/Lead Engineer (2008 – 2013)
|May 08 – Sep 12||
Chief Systems Engineer, US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (previously known as Aeronautical Systems Center), Aeromedical Test Lab (ATL), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, USA
USAF C5 Aircraft Projects:
Lead/Sr. Engineer, BAE Systems (previously known as MTC Technologies, Inc. / OnBoard Systems Engineering Division / OnBoard Software Inc.), San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Systems (UAS) Development/Team Experience
AirSurveil, Inc. –
A short yet an important experience gained in marketing and contract management along with management of some technical activities:
A shortime company establishment for developing/marketing UAVs for commercial users (could not continue, foreseing the global economy in early months of 2008)