Innovation Agora


Carbon Buildings: A scalable market for hydrocarbons

Thursday, March 14

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sequestering carbon in building materials is an innovative carbon management solution. What are the applications and innovations for carbon fiber as a construction material? Are carbon buildings the solution for a greener energy future? Can carbon composite replace steel and concrete? Are carbon buildings a “civilization scale” growth market for hydrocarbons?

Session Speakers
  • Mark Goulthorpe


    Associate Professor Department of Architecture

  • Carl Mesters


    Chief Scientist Chemistry and Catalysis

  • Dewey Johnson

    IHS Markit

    VP, Research & Analysis, Chemical

  • Marc Von Keist


    Program Manager

  • Matteo Pasquali

    Rice University

    Professor, Chemistry, Materials Science &NanoEngineering; Department Chair, Chemistry

  • Michael Lepech

    Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

    Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment