Robert Mahoney, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research and Development

Dr. Mahoney has spent 25 years leading the development of disruptive new products and processes for water and process treatment, oilfield, pharma, agriculture, and mineral processing industries. He served as VP of R&D at Soane Energy, leading to the successful deployment of an innovative self-suspending proppant technology. Prior to joining Dr. Soane, he was VP of R&D at Polymer Ventures, designing and commercializing many new specialty polymer products. Previously, Dr. Mahoney was responsible for development of next-generation performance additives at Nalco (now part of Ecolab), the global leader in water and process treatment chemicals. He received his Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has authored numerous patents, publications, and presentations.

Leadership Team

Kevin Chen, Ph.D.​

Chief Executive Officer

David Soane, Ph.D.

Founder, Director, and Chief Technology Officer

Martha Groves

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Mahoney, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research and Development

Mark Phillipson

Agriculture Development Executive

M. Sharon Webb, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.​

Vice President of Intellectual Property

Mary L. Shelman

Industry Advisor