Faculty Profiles

Stephen Lawrence Craig
William T. Miller Professor of Chemistry
3221 French Family Science Center, 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

Ams, M, Ajami, D, Craig, SL, Yang, J-S, and Rebek Jr, J. "Control of Stilbene Conformation and Fluorescence in Self-assembled Capsules." Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 5.79 (2009): doi:10.3762/bjojc.5.79-. (Academic Article) Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Whitehead, JR, Rivera, M, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "Single-molecule force spectroscopy of DNA-based reversible polymer bridges: Surface robustness and homogeneity." Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 346.1-3 (2009): 20-27. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, and Craig, SL. "Mechanochemistry: Force probes in a bottle." Nature nanotechnology 4.5 (2009): 284-285. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Kersey, FR, Whitehead, JR, Wilson, SM, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "A Simple and Practical Spreadsheet-Based Method to Extract Single-Molecule Dissociation Kinetics from Variable Loading-Rate Force Spectroscopy Data." The journal of physical chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces 112.49 (December 2008): 19163-19167. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Rivera, M, Kersey, FR, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "Time and distance dependence of reversible polymer bridging followed by single-molecule force spectroscopy." Langmuir 24.9 (May 6, 2008): 4738-4742. Full Text

Juwarker, H, Lenhardt, JM, Pham, DM, and Craig, SL. "1,2,3-Triazole CH..Cl(-) contacts guide anion binding and concomitant folding in 1,4-diaryl triazole oligomers." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 47.20 (2008): 3740-3743. Full Text

Craig, SL. "Cool as a cucumber." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 47.46 (2008): 8776-8777. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Loveless, DM, and Craig, SL. "A hybrid polymer gel with controlled rates of cross-link rupture and self-repair." Journal of the Royal Society, Interface 4.13 (April 2007): 373-380. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, and Craig, SL. "Physical organic chemistry of supramolecular polymers." Langmuir 23.4 (February 13, 2007): 1626-1634. Full Text