Martin Kociolek, Ph.D.

Martin Kociolek, Ph.D.
Director, School of Science
Associate Professor, Chemistry
2 Prischak

Mailing Address:
ERIE PA 16563


  • Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate, 1997-1999
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1995-1997
    University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, 1990-1995
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Teaching Specialties

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry


Benzisoxazole 2-oxides as novel UV absorbers and photooxidation inhibitors, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry - 2014
Collaborators: Jason Bennett, Co-Author; J. Casbohm

Synthesis of 1,2-Benzisoxazole 2-Oxides, Synthetic Communications - May 29, 2012
Collaborator: Olivia Hoermann, Student Author

Synthesis of Benzisoxazole 2-oxides, Synthetic Communications - February 13, 2011
Collaborator: O. Hoermann

Quorum-Sensing Inhibitors and Biofilms. , Anti-Infective Agents in Medicinal Chemistry - 2009

Revisiting the Electric Pickle Demonstration. , Journal of Chemical Education - 2005
Collaborators: M. Rizzo, Student Author; T. Halmi; Alan Jircitano, Co-Author; J. Magraw, Co-Author

Synthesis of Functionalized 1-Benzoxepins by a Tandem Ring Opening/Cyclocondensation of 3-Bromo-2-Isoxazoles., Synlett - 2005
Collaborators: N. Straub, Student Author; J. Schuster, Student Author

Synthesis of β-Ketonitriles from 3-Bromoisoxazoles, Letters in Organic Chemistry - 2005
Collaborators: N. Straub, Student Author; E. Marton, Student Author

Ring Opening of 3-Bromo-2-Isoxazolines to β-Hydroxy Nitriles, Synthetic Communications - 2004
Collaborator: K. Kalbarczyk, Student Author

Diastereoselective Cycloadditions of Chiral Homoallylic Alcohols with Benzonitrile Oxide, Tetrahedron Letters - 2003
Collaborator: C. Hongfa

Conformational Selectivity in the Diels-Alder Cycloaddition, Journal of Organic Chemistry - 2000
Collaborators: A.Z. Bradley; R.P. Johnson

Intramolecular Thermal Cyclotrimorization of an Acyclic Triyne: An Uncatalyzed Process, Tetrahedron Letters - June, 1999
Collaborator: R.P. Johnson

Reactivity of Nucleophiles Toward X,Y-3-(p-Tolylsulfonyl)-1,2,3-Benzoxathiozole-2,2-dioxides: Kinetics, Activation Volumes and Mechanism, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry - 1997
Collaborators: K.K. Anderson; R. van Eldik; C.D. Hubbard

The Acidity of Cyclic Sulfamates: Study of Substituted 1,2,3-Benzoxathiazole 2,2-dioxides and Theoretical Investigation of the Effect of Conformation on Acidity, Journal of Organic Chemistry - 1995
Collaborator: K.K. Anderson

Ph D, Chemistry, The University of New Hampshire

BA, Chemistry, Syracuse University