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

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

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

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