About Us

Dr. Michael Silvestri

Professor Emeritus

Specialty

Organic Chemistry

Education

B.S. Chemistry - University of California, Santa Barbara-1973
Ph.D. Chemistry -University of California, Santa Cruz - 1977

Office: Baker Center (Bldg. 180) - 409

Phone: (805) 756-1686

E-Mail: msilvest@calpoly.edu

Website: http://www.calpoly.edu/~msilvest/index.html

Research Interests

  • Synthesis of molecules of unique structure and/or interesting biological activity
    ( e.g., molecules that may be involved in inflammation, cell division or metabolic events)
  • Development of new synthetic methods for the construction of carbon-carbon bonds
    and for the inter-conversion of functional groups