Michael Justik, Ph.D.

Mike Justik
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Office Phone
Office Location
35 Hammermill
PENN STATE BEHREND
1 PRISCHAK BUILDING
ERIE PA 16563
Biography

Teaching Specialties

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy

Research 

Research Interests

  • Chemistry of Organic Hypervalent Iodine Compounds
  • Solid Phase Organic Synthesis
  • Oxidation Chemistry

Funded Projects and Grants

  • Oxidations of Acetylenes with H-1-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,2,3-benziodoxathiole 3,3-Dioxide, A “Green” Alternative to Koser’s Reagent. Penn State Behrend Research Incentive Grant Program for Early Career Faculty. $2,500. 2006-2007.
Research Interests

Synthesis of novel hypervalent iodine compounds, their structural characterization and study as oxidants in organic chemistry.

Publications

Halogens, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2013

Halogens, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A - November, 2012

Halogens - 2011

Halogens, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic Chemistry - 2010

Noble Gases, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic Chemistry - 2010

Stereoselective Synthesis and X-ray Structures of Alkeyliodonium Salts with a Pyridine N-Oxide Moiety, Synthesis - 2010
Collaborators: S. Kristufek; J. Protasiewicz, Co-Author; N. Deligonul

Halogens and Noble Gases, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic Chemistry - 2009

Oxidative Rearrangements of 2'-hydroxychalcones with 1H-1-hydroxy-5-methyl-1, 2, 3-benziodoxathiole 3,3-dioxide, Heterocyclic Communications - 2009
Collaborator: A. Zimmerman

Preparation and X-ray Structures of 2-[(ayl)iodonio]benzenesulfonates: Novel Diaryliodonium Betaines, Tetrahedron Letters - 2009
Collaborators: J. Protasiewicz, Co-Author; J. Updegraff, Co-Author

Halogens and Noble Gases, Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section A: Inorganic Chemistry - 2008

Oxidative Rearrangements of Aryl Alkanones with 1H-1-hydroxy-5-methyl-1-2-3-benziodoxathiole 3-3-Dioxide A "Green" Analog of Koser's Reagent, Tetrahedron Letters - 2007

Ortho-Phosphoryl Stabilized Hypervalent Iodosyl- and Iodyl-Benzene Reagents, Tetrahedron Letters - June, 2005
Collaborators: B. Meprathu; J. Protasiewicz, Co-Author

Application of [Hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]Benzene in the Wittig-Ring Expansion Sequence for the Synthesis of ß-benzocycloalkanones from ?-benzocycloalkanones, Molecules - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2005
Collaborator: G. Koser, Co-Author

Oxidative Rearrangement of Arylalkenes with [hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]Benzene in 95% Methanol: A General Regiospecific Synthesis of ?-aryl Ketones, Tetrahedron Letters - 2004
Collaborator: G. Koser, Co-Author

Functionalization of Carboxylic Anhydrides at ?-Carbon with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents: One-Pot Conversion of Anhydrides to 2-sulfonyloxycarboxylate Esters, Tetrahedron Letters - 2001
Collaborators: J. Goff; G. Foser, Co-Author

Education

Ph D, Chemistry, The University of Akron

BS, Chemistry, The University of Akron