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

Wilusz, RE, Darling, EM, Bolognesi, MP, Zauscher, S, and Guilak, F. "The inhomogeneous mechanical properties of the pericellular matrix of articular cartilage measured in situ by atomic force microscopy." Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2009, SBC2009 PART B (2009): 1065-1066. Full Text

Höök, F, Kasemo, B, Grunze, M, and Zauscher, S. "Quantitative biological surface science: challenges and recent advances." ACS Nano 2.12 (December 23, 2008): 2428-2436. Full Text

Valiaev, A, Lim, DW, Schmidler, S, Clark, RL, Chilkoti, A, and Zauscher, S. "Hydration and conformational mechanics of single, end-tethered elastin-like polypeptides." J Am Chem Soc 130.33 (August 20, 2008): 10939-10946. Full Text

Mock, JJ, Hill, RT, Degiron, A, Zauscher, S, Chilkoti, A, and Smith, DR. "Distance-dependent plasmon resonant coupling between a gold nanoparticle and gold film." Nano Lett 8.8 (August 2008): 2245-2252. Full Text

Chang, DP, Abu-Lail, NI, Guilak, F, Jay, GD, and Zauscher, S. "Conformational mechanics, adsorption, and normal force interactions of lubricin and hyaluronic acid on model surfaces." Langmuir 24.4 (February 19, 2008): 1183-1193. Full Text

Singamaneni, S, LeMieux, MC, Lang, HP, Gerber, C, Lam, Y, Zauscher, S, Datskos, PG, Lavrik, NV, Jiang, H, Naik, RR, Bunning, TJ, and Tsukruk, VV. "Bimaterial microcantilevers as a hybrid sensing platform." Advanced Materials 20.4 (2008): 653-680. Full Text

Zhang, J, Nylander, T, Campbell, RA, Rennie, AR, Zauscher, S, and Linse, P. "Novel evaluation method of neutron reflectivity data applied to stimulus-responsive polymer brushes." Soft Matter 4.3 (2008): 500-509. Full Text

Darling, EM, Topel, M, Zauscher, S, Vail, TP, and Guilak, F. "Viscoelastic properties of human mesenchymally-derived stem cells and primary osteoblasts, chondrocytes, and adipocytes." J Biomech 41.2 (2008): 454-464. Full Text

Ducker, R, Garcia, A, Zhang, J, Chen, T, and Zauscher, S. "Polymeric and biomacromolecular brush nanostructures: Progress in synthesis, patterning and characterization." Soft Matter 4.9 (2008): 1774-1786. Full Text

Coles, JM, Blum, JJ, Jay, GD, Darling, EM, Guilak, F, and Zauscher, S. "In situ friction measurement on murine cartilage by atomic force microscopy." J Biomech 41.3 (2008): 541-548. Full Text