As JCDREAM’s chair, Christina A. Lomasney is president, CEO and co-founder of Modumetal a manufacturer of nanolaminated coatings, claddings and alloys, based in Seattle, Washington.
Lomasney’s professional work has 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.
Lomasney is a board member of 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.