Christina Lomasney is a veteran entrepreneur with two decades of experience in technology innovation and commercialization. She joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as the director of Commercialization in 2021, focusing on industrial partnerships to expand the impact of PNNL’s science and technology.
Prior to PNNL, Lomasney’s professional work focused on structural and corrosion-resistant coatings, specializing in materials science, metals and alloys, electrochemistry and advanced composites. She is the named inventor of patented materials and processes for environmental remediation and nanostructured materials production and applications.
Before co-founding Modumetal, Lomasney founded composite materials company Isotron Corp. in 2001, which developed technologies for use in environmental and industrial decontamination and recovery. For more than a decade, she has worked on advanced materials technologies, starting in the Phantomworks division of the Boeing Co.
Seattle Magazine named Lomasney among the Top Innovators of 2008. Under her leadership, Isotron and Modumetal have been recognized with the Innovation Pioneer Award from IHS Cera in 2012, ACA’s Luis Villalobos Innovation Award in 2010, as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 10 Technologies of the Year in 2009 and with the Mayor’s Seattle Small Business Award in 2007.
She also serves as a board member of the Association of Washington Business Institute, as a fellow with the Unreasonable Group, and a mentor on IP strategy with the Founders Institute. She also is an Entrepreneur in Residence with Washington State University Tri-Cities and previously was a board member for the Science and Engineering Business Association and a commissioner on the Washington Economic Development Commission. She holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she also carried out graduate studies in applied physics.