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Team

Terrajoule Energy Inc. (Vancouver, Canada) is the fruit of a multi-year collaboration.  These teams have made significant contributions and will continue to do so moving forward:

Core Team

Key innovators and drivers from the original Terrajoule Corporation (USA) team, founded 2009. Terrajoule Energy Inc. has acquired the IP of Terrajoule Corporation.

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             New Leaf Technologies

Vancouver, Canada

New Leaf de-risks and develops renewable technologies in solar, wind, and buildings; developed Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator (PSC); owned by Golden Properties and co-located with Terrajoule in the Golden Properties building.

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Hamburg, Germany

Source of the enabling steam engine technology, essential contributors to the Terrajoule architecture, exclusive technology partner to Terrajoule Energy Inc.

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                   Empereal - KGDS

Coimbatore, India

Empereal is an Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Management (EPCM) with a world-leading record implementing solar thermal projects; Empereal is a key partner in developing, piloting and scaling the Terrajoule technology.

Colorado, USA

Full service, multi-discipline, project development and execution company; EPC for multiple conventional thermal and solar thermal power stations; advised on the Terrajoule architecture; validated the Terrajoule performance model.

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Steve co-founded Terrajoule Corporation (USA) in 2009 and led the company through its restart as Terrajoule Energy.  Steve is a successful technology entrepreneur (founder & CEO of Megatest, IPO NASDAQ: MEGT).

Steve Bisset
CEO, Director & Co-Founder

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Alex is Vice President of Golden Properties Ltd. (Vancouver), and an investor in several ground-breaking clean technology companies.

Alex Lau
Chairman, Co-Founder, Investor

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Christian is a successful serial entrepreneur and major shareholder in Spilling Technologies GmbH (Hamburg).  Christian has led Spilling's collaboration with Terrajoule since 2016.

Christian Ancker
Director

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Roop helped pioneer solar+storage in India and has over 35 years of solar industry experience.

Roop Karihaloo

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VP of International Business and Partnership Development

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Andrew has been a leader in every aspect of Terrajoule's technology development since 2009.

Andrew Murdoch
Senior Mechanical Specialist

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Over 10 years experience in mechanical design, manufacturing processes, structural materials, GD&T drawings, analytical modeling, and FE simulation.

Mohammad Malekian
Senior Mechanical Designer

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Fred leads the team developing Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator.  He has over 20 years’ experience in multiple fields including aeronautics, wind power and solar power.

Frédéric Bourgault
PHD, Principal Scientist

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Hardware product commercialization leader with 30+ years of experience across wind energy, precision electro-optical machinery, aerospace and entertainment device industries. Skills include team leadership, product management, and technology business strategy.

David Burgess
 Cleantech Program Manager

 

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Dr. Dittmer supports the Spilling team in transferring its enabling technology to high-volume manufacture.

Dr. Heiko Dittmer
Managing Director

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Christof has made key engineering contributions to Terrajoule since 2016.

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Christof Fleischmann
Business Development Engineer

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Ryan has made key contributions to the design of Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator.  He has over 20 years' experience in diverse mechanical design challenges.

Ryan Bryde
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Ehsan contributes to the design, thermodynamic analysis, and process simulation of the Dispatchable Solar Module power plant at Terrajoule. He has 10+ years of experience in modeling and optimizing energy systems, with a focus on solar thermal technologies.

Ehsan Ebrahimnia Bajestan, PhD
Senior Thermal Mechanical Specialist

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Samson has contributed to the design of Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator, performing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis to ensure that the lightweight solar concentrator is robust under all wind conditions.

Samson Victor
CFD Specialist

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Peter has made key contributions to the design of Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator.  He has over 20 years' experience in diverse mechanical design challenges.

Peter Kostka
Senior Mechanical Specialist

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Jason has made key contributions to the automated installation design of Terrajoule's Prefabricated Solar Concentrator.  He has 15 years' experience in diverse design challenges.

Jason Beatch
Mechatronics Specialist

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Ares is an accomplished cleantech product commercialization professional, with particular expertise in supplier relationships in Asia.  He researched the supply chain feasibility of the Terrajoule Prefabricated Solar Concentrator.

Ares Ho
Banyanlands Limited. 

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Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam
Director

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Dr. S. P. Viswanathan
President

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Dr. C. Suresh Kumar
Executive VP & R&D Director

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Shinu M. Varghese
VP - Technology

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Roger led the team that advised Terrajoule on implementation details and validated the accuracy of Terrajoule's performance model.

Roger Boone
Senior Project Engineer

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Ryan has extensive experience in thermal power engineering. Ryan performed a validation of Terrajoule's performance model using HYSYS and other tools.

Ryan Bloser
Process Engineer

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Samuel Engineering's Texas Operations have extensive experience as an EPC for conventional, solar thermal and solar PV power plants.

Clay Boyce P.E.
Director of Engineering-Texas Operations

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DJ leads Samuel Engineering's growth and innovation in renewable energy.

DJ Alemayehu
Director of Strategic Ventures

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