Faculty Profiles

Stephen L Craig
William T. Miller Distinguished 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

Barbee, Meredith H., et al. “Substituent Effects and Mechanism in a Mechanochemical Reaction.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, no. 40, Oct. 2018, pp. 12746–50. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.8b09263. Full Text

Sha, Ye, et al. “Quantitative and Mechanistic Mechanochemistry in Ferrocene Dissociation.Acs Macro Letters, vol. 7, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 1174–79. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00625. Full Text

Barbee, Meredith H., et al. “Mechanochromic Stretchable Electronics.Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 10, no. 35, Sept. 2018, pp. 29918–24. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsami.8b09130. Full Text

Bowser, B. H., and S. L. Craig. “Empowering mechanochemistry with multi-mechanophore polymer architectures.” Polymer Chemistry, vol. 9, no. 26, July 2018, pp. 3583–93. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c8py00720a. Full Text

Fritze, U. F., et al. “Disulfide-centered poly(methyl acrylates): Four different stimuli to cleave a polymer.” Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 56, no. 13, July 2018, pp. 1404–11. Scopus, doi:10.1002/pola.29021. Full Text

Bogris, A., et al. “Solvent-Dependent Light-Induced Structures in Gem-Dichlorocyclopropanated Polybutadiene Solutions.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 122, no. 27, July 2018, pp. 6995–7001. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b02463. Full Text

Barbee, M. H., et al. “A Single Reaction Thread Ties Multiple Core Concepts in an Introductory Chemistry Course.” Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 95, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 939–46. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00977. Full Text Open Access Copy

Brown, C. L., et al. “Writing Without Ink: A Mechanically and Photochemically Responsive PDMS Polymer for Science Outreach.” Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 94, no. 11, Nov. 2017, pp. 1752–55. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00806. Full Text

Craig, Stephen L. “Polymer mechanochemistry: Up another rung.Nature Chemistry, vol. 9, no. 12, Nov. 2017, pp. 1154–55. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nchem.2902. Full Text

Kouznetsova, Tatiana B., et al. “Combined Constant-Force and Constant-Velocity Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy of the Conrotatory Ring Opening Reaction of Benzocyclobutene.Chemphyschem : A European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry, vol. 18, no. 11, June 2017, pp. 1486–89. Epmc, doi:10.1002/cphc.201600463. Full Text