Faculty Profiles

Stefan Zauscher
Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
3385 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5360
(919) 660-8963



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1999

M.S., Oregon State University 1992

Chen, T., et al. “Glucose-responsive polymer brushes for microcantilever sensing.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 20, no. 17, June 2010, pp. 3391–95. Scopus, doi:10.1039/b925583d. Full Text Open Access Copy

Coles, Jeffrey M., et al. “Loss of cartilage structure, stiffness, and frictional properties in mice lacking PRG4..” Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol. 62, no. 6, June 2010, pp. 1666–74. Epmc, doi:10.1002/art.27436. Full Text Open Access Copy

Huang, Xin, et al. “Peptide interfacial biomaterials improve endothelial cell adhesion and spreading on synthetic polyglycolic acid materials..” Ann Biomed Eng, vol. 38, no. 6, June 2010, pp. 1965–76. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10439-010-9986-5. Full Text Open Access Copy

Stuart, Martien A. Cohen, et al. “Emerging applications of stimuli-responsive polymer materials..” Nature Materials, vol. 9, no. 2, Feb. 2010, pp. 101–13. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nmat2614. Full Text

Chen, T., et al. “Stimulus-responsive polymer brushes on surfaces: Transduction mechanisms and applications.” Progress in Polymer Science (Oxford), vol. 35, no. 1–2, Jan. 2010, pp. 94–112. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2009.11.004. Full Text

Wilusz, R. E., et al. “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, no. PART B, Dec. 2009, pp. 1065–66. Scopus, doi:10.1115/SBC2009-206403. Full Text

Chang, Debby P., et al. “Friction Force Microscopy of Lubricin and Hyaluronic Acid between Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces..” Soft Matter, vol. 5, no. 18, Sept. 2009, pp. 3438–45. Epmc, doi:10.1039/b907155e. Full Text

Darling, Eric M., et al. “Mechanical properties and gene expression of chondrocytes on micropatterned substrates following dedifferentiation in monolayer..” Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, vol. 2, no. 3, Aug. 2009, pp. 395–404. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s12195-009-0077-3. Full Text

Hucknall, Angus, et al. “Versatile synthesis and micropatterning of nonfouling polymer brushes on the wafer scale..” Biointerphases, vol. 4, no. 2, June 2009, pp. FA50–57. Epmc, doi:10.1116/1.3151968. Full Text

Zauscher, Stefan, and Ashutosh Chilkoti. “Biological applications of polymer brushes. Preface..” Biointerphases, vol. 4, no. 2, June 2009, pp. FA1–2. Epmc, doi:10.1116/1.3149787. Full Text