Company Overview

AeonClad is a private development-stage company commercializing a plasma coating technology invented by Professor Emeritus Richard Timmons from the University of Texas at Arlington. The technology has been used in a variety of applications ranging from coated goose down to aerogel additives for paints. Applications range from consumer goods to industrial additives and composities. The company was founded in 2007 and has offices in Austin, Texas.

Key People


John Stockton

  • CEO
  • Former Venture Investor at Mayfield Fund (Menlo Park, Ca)
  • Former Chairman & CEO of ARC International (UK)
  • Former Fellow at VLSI Technology (San Jose, CA)
  • Previously involved with multiple start-up companies

Dan Pulsipher, Ph.D.

  • Chief Scientific/Technical Officer (CSO/CTO)
  • Ph. D. in Physical/Materials Chemistry
  • 10+ yrs. creating plasma chemistry technology, diagnostics/surface characterization
  • Extensive experience with difficult to coat materials
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R. Scott Evans, Ph.D.

  • Engineering/ R&D/ Business Development
  • Mechanical engineer, materials scientist and entrepreneur
  • Inventor and patent holder for machines, materials and manufacturing equipment
  • Developed 3D printing materials, co-founded related company
  • Mentor for many early stage materials companies

Technical Advisors


Richard Timmons, Ph.D.

  • Inventor of AeonClad foundation technology
  • Professor emeritus, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Created a variety of technologies related to surface chemistry, deposition and molecular engineering of surfaces
  • Applications have included drug delivery and antimicrobial coatings, as well as a variety of additional biomaterials and catalytic applications.

David L. Bourell, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Materials Science and Engineering (MS&E) at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Director of the Laboratory for Freeform Fabrication and Area Coordinator for the Materials Science
  • Holds 14 patents dealing with materials innovations in laser sintering for additive manufacturing.
  • Recognized in the area of processing of nanocrystalline powder, materials selection and mechanical metallurgy

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