Interview with Peter Zhou of Carbon Upcycling on His Interest in Solving the Problem of CO2 Emission

Today Ian welcomed Peter Zhou to the Conscious Design Podcast who is interested in solving the problem of CO2 emissions. Peter first introduces himself and the company and explains what they do and how it works in real life. Peter goes into great detail and uses examples to make sure the audience understands the process. Peter then explains how supply chains limit them for now and which specifically are the most problematic ones. Peter talks a bit more about general limitations mainly dealing with tailoring it to a specific needs of a customer or product. Peter and Ian both discuss the future a bit and Peter opens up about his visions for the long term of his company. In the guest outro Peter invites people to ask him questions, contact him and check out what he is doing and to get more information on how to help out individually. Peter also shares some interesting facts to the audience, facts they can think about daily. 


  • Guest Intro (0:07)
  •  How It Works (5:51) 
  • Supply Chain Trouble (11:53) 
  • Product Application (13:45) 
  • Long Term Goals (22:03) 
  • Guest Outro (38:00) 

About Peter Zhou: 

Peter spends his time sitting at a peculiar intersection between business, machine intelligence, and engineering. He helps build creative environments in the world of software cleantech and hardware cleantech to enable new breakthroughs and ideas.

Peter Zhou

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