About Us

Sandy H. Straus is an engineer, inventor, licensed contractor, and founder and CEO of Safe We Start ™.  She holds two patents associated with automated transportation devices and systems to rapidly screen for vision, cognition, and transportation skills.  She is also the co-inventor of an automated screening tool to rapidly and effectively detect Traumatic Brain Injury that is in use by the United States Military.  She now has several patents pending products associated with devices, methods, and systems associated with waste disposal, pest repellent, and lighting and vision safety.

Sandy H. Straus is the author of several key United States Department of Transportation (DOT) publications and numerous scientific and technical journal articles.

Sandy H. Straus studied at the University of Arizona College of Mines.  She received a B.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Florida International University.  

Her Ph.D. studies in Mechanical Engineering focused on fluid mechanics, heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics. parallel computing, and complex fluid flow field simulation research and development.  She is also one of the only women in the USA who is dual-licensed as a General Contractor with a specialty in blasting.

Sandy H. Straus has developed many safety and security modules as these relate to explosives safety and incident awareness.  She has provided consulting services to many government agencies, defense contractors, and large private companies for over fifteen years.

Sandy H. Straus is committed to the design, development, and manufacture of safe, green, and organic solutions to complex challenges.



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