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Christina (Tina) Rost

Assistant Professor
Tina Rost
272 Holden Hall

Research Interests:

  • High Entropy and Compositionally Complex Ceramics
  • Bulk and Thin Film Synthesis
  • Multi Length-Scale Materials Characterization
  • Functional Materials for Extreme Environments


  • B.S., Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • M.S., Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2016

Honors & Awards:

  • Provost Award: Excellence in Research and Scholarship, James Madison University, 2023
  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, University of Virginia, 2017
  • First Place, Best Student Presentation, ACerS Electronic Materials and Applications, 2015

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Ceramics Society (ACerS)
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Virginia Academy of Science

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