Faculty Profiles

Stefan Zauscher
Sternberg Family Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Office: CIEMAS 3385, Mail: 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

Darling, EM, Wilusz, RE, Bolognesi, MP, Zauscher, S, and Guilak, F. "Spatial mapping of the biomechanical properties of the pericellular matrix of articular cartilage measured in situ via atomic force microscopy." Biophys J 98.12 (June 16, 2010): 2848-2856. Full Text

Coles, JM, Zhang, L, Blum, JJ, Warman, ML, Jay, GD, Guilak, F, and Zauscher, S. "Loss of cartilage structure, stiffness, and frictional properties in mice lacking PRG4." Arthritis Rheum 62.6 (June 2010): 1666-1674. Full Text Open Access Copy

Huang, X, Zauscher, S, Klitzman, B, Truskey, GA, Reichert, WM, Kenan, DJ, and Grinstaff, MW. "Peptide interfacial biomaterials improve endothelial cell adhesion and spreading on synthetic polyglycolic acid materials." Ann Biomed Eng 38.6 (June 2010): 1965-1976. Full Text Open Access Copy

Stuart, MAC, Huck, WTS, Genzer, J, Müller, M, Ober, C, Stamm, M, Sukhorukov, GB, Szleifer, I, Tsukruk, VV, Urban, M, Winnik, F, Zauscher, S, Luzinov, I, and Minko, S. "Emerging applications of stimuli-responsive polymer materials." Nat Mater 9.2 (February 2010): 101-113. (Review) Full Text

Chen, T, Chang, DP, Liu, T, Desikan, R, Datar, R, Thundat, T, Berger, R, and Zauscher, S. "Glucose-responsive polymer brushes for microcantilever sensing." Journal of Materials Chemistry 20.17 (2010): 3391-3395. Full Text Open Access Copy

Coles, JM, Chang, DP, and Zauscher, S. "Molecular mechanisms of aqueous boundary lubrication by mucinous glycoproteins." Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science 15.6 (2010): 406-416. Full Text

Malmsten, M, and Zauscher, S. "Colloids and surfaces in biology." Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science 15.6 (2010): 393-394. Full Text

Zhao, Y, Chen, T, Zhang, X, Zauscher, S, and Chen, C-H. "Development of an adaptive vapor chamber with thermoresponsive polymer coating." Proceedings of the ASME Micro/Nanoscale Heat and Mass Transfer International Conference 2009, MNHMT2009 3 (2010): 395-398. Full Text

Chen, T, Ferris, R, Zhang, J, Ducker, R, and Zauscher, S. "Stimulus-responsive polymer brushes on surfaces: Transduction mechanisms and applications." Progress in Polymer Science (Oxford) 35.1-2 (2010): 94-112. Full Text