Stephen F. Sands, Ph.D.

Dr. Sands is the Chairman and Chief Science Officer for Sands Research Inc.  This is Dr. Sands’ second successful corporate venture after the formation, building and sale of the leading supplier of research EEG systems to The Marmon Group.
In 1988 Dr. Sands, with Mr. Ron Wright, co-founded Neuroscan Inc. which became the market  leader in EEG software and equipment to over 2,500 universities, corporate and national research laboratories. Dr. Sands was instrumental in introducing many innovations which were new to the discipline of Neuroscience and are today accepted practices for recording high-density in EEG and evoked potential research.
Receiving his B.A. in Psychology in 1975 from California State University, Long Beach, California, Dr. Sands earned his MA and PhD in Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas. Between 1979 and 1983 Dr. Sands performed Postdoctoral work at the National Eye Institute in the  Department of Sensory Sciences at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  He was a Research Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Biomedical Science Center at Houston, a Lecturer at the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at El Paso and a Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories in Naperville, Illinois.
During 1983 and 1990 he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).  He received tenure in 1994 where he was promoted to Associated Professor.  His academia career includes being a Visiting Research Assistant Professor at The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Neurophysiology Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a Consultant to Brain Potential Imaging Laboratory at the Harvard Medical School.
In 1988 he joined with Mr. Wright as Chairman in the establishment and building of Neuroscan.  He also relinquished his tenured position at UTEP to devote his full time to the growth of the Company.  In the summer of 1998 Neuroscan Inc. was sold to Marmon whereupon Dr. Sands was appointed as Chief Science Officer.  He remained with Neuroscan until 2005 and then served in a consulting capacity at the Stanford Research Institute in California.
In 2007, Dr. Sands, established Sands Research LLC and Electrode Arrays LLC.  Sands Research was converted to a Delaware corporation in early 2008.  Dr. Sands has numerous scientific publications in psychology, behavior and the neurosciences.

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