Derek Sandahl

Manager of Development Engineering
Tyco Fire Protection Products

Derek Sandahl is the Manager for Development Engineering at Tyco Fire Protection Products, based in Marinette, USA. Derek has spent his career focussing on designing and testing fire suppression products.  He is the inventor of several US and International patent filings in the fire protection space.  Derek is very passionate for developing safe, reliable and responsible fire protection solutions and has recently started researching the impacts of noise on Hard Disk Drives used in the Data Center Industry. Derek holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, and a Master of Science degree in Management from University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA.