Dr. Keith S. Kyler

  • Assistant Professor

    Office: 229A Weyandt Hall
    Phone: (724) 357-2218
    E-mail: keith.kyler@iup.edu

    Office Hours

    M: 9:00–11:00 a.m.
    W: 9:00–10:00 a.m.
    F: 9:00–11:00 a.m.  


    BS – Grove City College, Pa
    PhD – University of Wyoming 




    CHEM 102 College Chemistry II   
    CHEM 231/232 Organic Chemistry I/II    

    Research Interests

    Biocatalytic synthesis, organic synthetic methods primarily using enzymes and design of drug candidates.  Additional areas include industrial process development and research in new explosives and propellants. 

    Select Publications

    Novak, M. J.; Kyler, K. S. "Cyclase Mediated Synthesis of Terpenoids" in Microbial Reagents in Organic Synthesis; NATO ASI Series, S. Servi, Ed., D. Reidel Publishing Co.; vol 381, Series C, 1992 , 3 - 24.

    Medina, J. C.; Miranda, J.; Kyler, K. S. "Inter- and Intramolecular Oxidative Cycloaddition of Dihydropyrazolones" J. Org. Chem. 1992 .

    Ognyanov, V. I.; Datcheva, V. K.; Kyler, K. S. "Preparation of Chiral Cyanohydrins By an Oxynitrilase Mediated Transcyanation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991 , 113, 6992.