Faculty Profiles

Stefan Zauscher
Sternberg Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
144 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5360
(919) 660-8963



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1999

M.S., Oregon State University 1992

Tu, Q, Kim, HS, Oweida, TJ, Parlak, Z, Yingling, YG, and Zauscher, S. "Interfacial Mechanical Properties of Graphene on Self-Assembled Monolayers: Experiments and Simulations." ACS applied materials & interfaces 9.11 (March 2017): 10203-10213. Full Text

Feng, Y, Ngaboyamahina, E, Marusak, KE, Cao, Y, You, L, Glass, JT, and Zauscher, S. "Hybrid (Organic/Inorganic) Electrodes from Bacterially Precipitated CdS for PEC/Storage Applications." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121.7 (February 23, 2017): 3734-3743. Full Text

Yu, Q, Ista, LK, Gu, R, Zauscher, S, and López, GP. "Nanopatterned polymer brushes: conformation, fabrication and applications." Nanoscale 8.2 (January 2016): 680-700. Full Text

Tkatchenko, AV, Luo, X, Tkatchenko, TV, Vaz, C, Tanavde, VM, Maurer-Stroh, S, Zauscher, S, Gonzalez, P, and Young, TL. "Large-Scale microRNA Expression Profiling Identifies Putative Retinal miRNA-mRNA Signaling Pathways Underlying Form-Deprivation Myopia in Mice." PloS one 11.9 (January 2016): e0162541-. Full Text

Marusak, KE, Feng, Y, Eben, CF, Payne, ST, Cao, Y, You, L, and Zauscher, S. "Cadmium sulphide quantum dots with tunable electronic properties by bacterial precipitation." RSC advances 6.80 (January 2016): 76158-76166. Full Text

Gu, R, Lamas, J, Rastogi, SK, Li, X, Brittain, W, and Zauscher, S. "Photocontrolled micellar aggregation of amphiphilic DNA-azobenzene conjugates." Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces 135 (November 2015): 126-132. Full Text

Li, NK, Fuss, WH, Tang, L, Gu, R, Chilkoti, A, Zauscher, S, and Yingling, YG. "Prediction of solvent-induced morphological changes of polyelectrolyte diblock copolymer micelles." Soft matter 11.42 (November 2015): 8236-8245. Full Text

Lee, W, Leddy, HA, Chen, Y, Lee, SH, Zelenski, NA, McNulty, AL, Wu, J, Beicker, KN, Coles, J, Zauscher, S, Grandl, J, Sachs, F, Guilak, F, and Liedtke, WB. "Synergy between Piezo1 and Piezo2 channels confers high-strain mechanosensitivity to articular cartilage." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.47 (November 10, 2014): E5114-E5122. Full Text Open Access Copy

Parlak, Z, Tu, Q, and Zauscher, S. "Liquid contact resonance AFM: analytical models, experiments, and limitations." Nanotechnology 25.44 (November 2014): 445703-. Full Text


Gu, R, Zauscher, S, Lamas, J, and Brittain, W. "Synthesis of photo-responsive single-stranded DNA micelles via copper-free click chemistry." August 10, 2014.

Tang, L, Tjong, V, Gu, R, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Enzyme catalyzed polymerization of DNA amphiphiles that self-assemble into star-like micelles." September 8, 2013.

Ferris, R, Hucknall, A, Kwon, BS, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Field-induced nanolithography for the patterning of non-fouling polymer brushes." March 25, 2012.