Dr. Jimmy B. Randolph
Dr. Jimmy B. Randolph, Chief Technical Officer, Inventor - Dr. Randolph is a founder of TerraCOH, Inc., a company focused on commercialization of novel CO2-geothermal power production and energy storage technologies, comes to TerraCOH from Heat Mining Company LLC, where he was Senior Scientist and Chief Technical Officer. At Heat Mining, he was responsible for new technology development; developing strategic partnerships for intellectual property acquisition, equipment manufacturing, project development, and financing; and advancing proprietary and acquired technology to a commercial product stage. As co-inventor of the CO2 Plume Geothermal (CPG)™ technology, he has numerous issued and pending patents in the fields of geothermal energy, CO2-based power systems, geologic energy storage, and hydrogen power systems. He received a B.A. in physics and mathematics (with honors) from St. Olaf College in 2006 and a Ph.D. with Prof. Saar in geophysics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 2011. As an active researcher Dr. Randolph was focusing on numerical and analytical modeling of geophysical fluid and heat transfer, specifically applied to geothermal energy, geologic CO2 sequestration, groundwater flow, and novel power systems.