• 1613 Citations
1984 …2020
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Research Interests

Seismology and geodynamics of Earth’s mantle and subducting lithosphere; composition and mineralogy of planetary mantles, investigating roles of thermal and compositional variations, elemental partitioning relations, redox reactions, material properties, and structural transitions.

Education/Academic qualification

Geological Sciences, PhD, Northwestern University


Geological Sciences, MS, Northwestern University


Integrated Science; Pure & Applied Mathematics, BA, Northwestern University


Research interests

  • Earth’s mantle
  • Geological thermodynamics
  • Lithosphere
  • Seismology

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Grants 2009 2020

Research Output 1984 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Boron–oxygen complex yields n-type surface layer in semiconducting diamond

Liu, X., Chen, X., Singh, D. J., Stern, R. A., Wu, J., Petitgirard, S., Bina, C. R. & Jacobsen, S. D., Apr 16 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 16, p. 7703-7711 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

High-pressure phase transitions of clinoenstatite

Lazarz, J. D., Dera, P., Hu, Y., Meng, Y., Bina, C. R. & Jacobsen, S. D., Jun 1 2019, In : American Mineralogist. 104, 6, p. 897-904 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phase transition
equation of state
metastable state
equations of state
lower mantle
phase transition
Earth mantle

Lower mantle mineralogy and the geophysical perspective

Bina, C. R., Feb 26 2019, Ultrahigh Pressure Mineralogy: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth's Deep Interior. Walter de Gruyter GmbH, p. 205-240 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


HyMaTZ: A Python Program for Modeling Seismic Velocities in Hydrous Regions of the Mantle Transition Zone

Wang, F., Barklage, M. E., Lou, X., van der Lee, S., Bina, C. R. & Jacobsen, S. D., Aug 1 2018, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 19, 8, p. 2308-2324 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismic velocity
transition zone
Earth mantle