Adjunct Professor Joseph Leonetti

Joseph Leonetti

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Dr. Joseph Leonetti (USF Chemistry degree) went to U.C. Santa Barbara for his Ph.D. with Professor Dan Little doing di-radical chemistry and organic electrochemistry.  He did post-doctoral work at U. Cambridge synthesizing proton conducting polymer membranes with applications for fuel cells.  He has worked for several US companies and is now Project Manager at Genentech managing teams making new drugs.  His research interests lie at the interface of organic, polymer, and biochemistry.  Dr. Leonetti is grateful for the wonderful education he received from the USF Chemistry department and is now giving back to the department as an adjunct faculty member.


  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara