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

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

Chang, DP, Abu-Lail, NI, Coles, JM, Guilak, F, Jay, GD, and Zauscher, S. "Friction Force Microscopy of Lubricin and Hyaluronic Acid between Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces." Soft Matter 5.18 (September 21, 2009): 3438-3445. Full Text

Darling, EM, Pritchett, PE, Evans, BA, Superfine, R, Zauscher, S, and Guilak, F. "Mechanical properties and gene expression of chondrocytes on micropatterned substrates following dedifferentiation in monolayer." Cell Mol Bioeng 2.3 (August 9, 2009): 395-404.

Hucknall, A, Simnick, AJ, Hill, RT, Chilkoti, A, Garcia, A, Johannes, MS, Clark, RL, Zauscher, S, and Ratner, BD. "Versatile synthesis and micropatterning of nonfouling polymer brushes on the wafer scale." Biointerphases 4.2 (June 2009): FA50-FA57. Full Text

Zauscher, S, and Chilkoti, A. "Biological applications of polymer brushes. Preface." Biointerphases 4.2 (June 2009): FA1-FA2. Full Text

Dyer, DJ, Wong, VN, Mitrovic, B, Kinsel, GR, and Zauscher, S. "Responsive polymer brush nanosponges." ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 237 (March 22, 2009).

Chen, T, and Zauscher, S. "Fabrication of novel polymer brush microstructures using microcontact printing as a tool." ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 237 (March 22, 2009).

Wong, VN, Fernando, G, Wagner, AR, Zhang, J, Kinsel, GR, Zauscher, S, and Dyer, DJ. "Separation of peptides with polyionic nanosponges for MALDI-MS analysis." Langmuir 25.3 (February 3, 2009): 1459-1465. Full Text

Stanciulescu, I, Dolbow, JE, and Zauscher, S. "Computational modeling of surface phenomena in soft-wet materials." International Journal of Solids and Structures 46.6 (2009): 1334-1344. Full Text

Chen, T, Zhang, J, Chang, DP, Garcia, A, and Zauscher, S. "Fabrication of micropatterned stimulus-responsive polymer-brush 'anemone'." Advanced Materials 21.18 (2009): 1825-1829. Full Text