Nikhil Kunati suggests converting CO2 from industrial flue gasses to graphene for application in concrete. This results in effective CO2 storage and increasing the strength of concrete, while reducing costs and material consumption.
Nikhil Kunati is an industrial ecology Master’s student at TU Delft with civil engineering Bachelor’s degree. He has professional work experience in renewable energy and pharmaceutical sectors. Nikhil is highly passionate about entrepreneurship in decarbonization space with primary interests in CO2 conversion and utilisation for application in the built environment. He is currently developing a startup on CO2 utilisation alongside his Master’s with a team of TU Delft students. Nikhil was a finalist in the Dutch Cleantech Challenge 2022, Climate Launchpad – Netherlands and a recipient of the ‘Shell Energy Transition Award’ TU Delft’s Impact Challenge.