Prof. Dr. Cristian Silvestru

Department of Chemistry
Room 117

Mailing Address:
Babes-Bolyai University
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
11 Arany Janos
400028 Cluj-Napoca
Romania

Phone: +40 264 593833
Fax: +40 264 590818
E-mail: cristian.silvestru (at) ubbcluj.ro

ResearcherID: A-3832-2010


Education
1975 - 1979 Undergraduate Student
Babes-Bolyai University
BSc Thesis Title: “New Organotin(IV) Derivatives of Diorganodithiophosphinic Acids
1979 - 1980 MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
Babes-Bolyai University
MSc Thesis Title: “Organoantimony(III) Complexes of Organophosphorus Acids
1986 - 1990 PhD in Organometallic Chemistry
Babes-Bolyai University
PhD Thesis Title: “Organometallic Compounds with Potential Biologic Activity (Antitumor Activity). Synthesis and Structural Characterization


Career
1989 - 1990 Research Chemist
1990 - 1993 Lecturer
1993 - 1995 Associated Professor
1995 - present Professor


Awards and administrative positions
1992 “Gh. Spacu” prize of the Romanian Academy for studies on the antitumor properties of organometallic compounds
shared with Dr. Carmen Socaciu and Dr. Adela Bara
1995 - 2000 Vice-dean
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Babes-Bolyai University
2001 General Manager of the National Centre for X-Ray Diffractometry (NCXRD) Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Babes-Bolyai University
2002 Central European Journal of Chemistry
Regional Editor for Organometallic Chemistry
2012 Head of the Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Babes-Bolyai University


Research visits
October 1992 - November 1992 Chemistry Department (ROMLISS – British Council programme)
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
January 1993 - March 1993 Institut für Anorganische und Physikalische Chemie (visiting professor)
Bremen Universität, Germany
April 1993 - August 1993
November 1993 - April 1995
Instituto de Quimica (visiting research professor)
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
September 1993 - October 1993 Faculty of Applied Science (EC COST programme)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
October 1996 - November 1996 Institut für Anorganische und Physikalische Chemie (DAAD postdoctoral research fellowship)
Bremen Universität, Germany
May 1999 - July 1999 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (RSC grant for international journal authors)
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Ferbuary 2000 - June 2000 Department of Chemistry (visiting research associate)
Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
November 2001
November 2002
November 2003
Institut für Anorganische und Physikalische Chemie
(DFG project HYPERVALENZ - 436 RUM 113/19/0-1)
Bremen Universität, Germany
February 2004 - November 2004 Departamento de Quimica Inorganica (NATO research fellow)
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain


Publications
For an updated article list visit the ResearcherID A-3832-2010.
For books and book chaphters authored by Prof. Dr. Cristian Silvestru click here.