Faculty Profiles

Stephen Craig
William T. Miller Professor of Chemistry
3221 French Family Science Cen, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1538
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., Stanford University 1997

M.Phil., University of Cambridge (UK) 1992

B.S., Duke University 1991

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Xu, D, and Craig, SL. "Scaling Laws in Supramolecular Polymer Networks." Macromolecules 44.13 (2011): 5465-5472. Full Text

Black, AL, Lenhardt, JM, and Craig, SL. "From molecular mechanochemistry to stress-responsive materials." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21.6 (2011): 1655-1663. Full Text

Black, AL, Orlicki, JA, and Craig, SL. "Mechanochemically triggered bond formation in solid-state polymers." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21.23 (2011): 8460-8465. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, Black, AL, Beiermann, BA, Steinberg, BD, Rahman, F, Samborski, T, Elsakr, J, Moore, JS, Sottos, NR, and Craig, SL. "Characterizing the mechanochemically active domains in gem- dihalocyclopropanated polybutadiene under compression and tension." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21.23 (2011): 8454-8459. Full Text

Gao, W, Xu, D, Lim, DW, Craig, SL, and Chilkoti, A. "In situ growth of a thermoresponsive polymer from a genetically engineered elastin-like polypeptide." Polymer Chemistry 2.7 (2011): 1561-1566. Full Text

Wu, D, Lenhardt, JM, Black, AL, Akhremitchev, BB, and Craig, SL. "Molecular stress relief through a force-induced irreversible extension in polymer contour length." J Am Chem Soc 132.45 (November 17, 2010): 15936-15938. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, Ong, MT, Choe, R, Evenhuis, CR, Martinez, TJ, and Craig, SL. "Trapping a diradical transition state by mechanochemical polymer extension." Science 329.5995 (August 27, 2010): 1057-1060. Full Text

Xu, D, Hawk, JL, Loveless, DM, Jeon, SL, and Craig, SL. "Mechanism of Shear Thickening in Reversibly Cross-linked Supramolecular Polymer Networks." Macromolecules 43.7 (April 13, 2010): 3556-3565. Full Text Open Access Copy