(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Artur Silva


Research group
Molecular Synthesis

Academic Staff

Full professor at the Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro. President of the Portuguese Chemical Society and Vice-rector for Research, Innovation and 3rd Cycle. Published more than 670 SCI papers (> 12800 citations, h 50), 46 book chapters, 60 lectures. Supervised 29 PhD and 41 MSc students; participated in 29 financed Portuguese and European projects. Research interests: chemistry (synthesis and transformations) of polyphenolic and nitrogen heterocycles; isolation and structural characterization of natural products from terrestrial and marine sources; and synthesis and biological evaluation of biologically active oxygen and nitrogen heterocyclic compounds. Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and of the Chemistry Europe.