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

Juwarker, H, Lenhardt, JM, Castillo, JC, Zhao, E, Krishnamurthy, S, Jamiolkowski, RM, Kim, K-H, and Craig, SL. "Anion binding of short, flexible aryl triazole oligomers." J Org Chem 74.23 (December 4, 2009): 8924-8934. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, Black, AL, and Craig, SL. "gem-Dichlorocyclopropanes as abundant and efficient mechanophores in polybutadiene copolymers under mechanical stress." J Am Chem Soc 131.31 (August 12, 2009): 10818-10819. Full Text

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

Craig, SL. "From ionic liquids to supramolecular polymers." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 48.15 (2009): 2645-2647. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, and Craig, SL. "Force Probes in a Bottle." Nature Nanotech. 4 (2009): 284-285. (Academic Article)

Ams, MR, Ajami, D, Craig, SL, Yang, J-S, and Jr, JR. ""Too small, too big, and just right" - Optical sensing of molecular conformations in self-assembled capsules." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.37 (2009): 13190-13191. Full Text

Chen, X, Regan, CK, Craig, SL, Krenske, EH, Houk, KN, Jorgensen, WL, and Brauman, JI. "Steric and solvation effects in ionic SN2 reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.44 (2009): 16162-16170. Full Text

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