Walker, Randon


Bachelor of Science
Brigham Young University, 2002

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Michigan, 2009

About this team member

Randon graduated from Brigham Young University in 2002. His research at UM focused on CH-activation of hydrocarbons in which Si-C bonds are formed and the applications of these reactions to organic synthesis. In addition, he studied the mechanism of the CH-activation chemistry.

After graduation, Randon taught in the chemistry department at Dixie State College of Utah.  He is currently a lecturer at the California Polytechnic State University.


  • Silylene- and Germylene-Mediated C-H Activation:  Reaction with Alkanes, Ethers, and Amines Organometallics 2009 28 2744