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

Francisco, A. T., et al. “Injectable and photocrosslinkable laminin functionalized biomaterials for intervertebral disc regeneration.” Asme 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Sbc 2012, Dec. 2012, pp. 1145–46. Scopus, doi:10.1115/SBC2012-80660. Full Text

Kean, Zachary S., et al. “High Mechanophore Content Polyester-Acrylate ABA Block Copolymers: Synthesis and Sonochemical Activation.Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, vol. 50, no. 17, Sept. 2012, pp. 3481–84. Epmc, doi:10.1002/pola.26148. Full Text

Ramirez, A. L. B., et al. “Microstructure of copolymers formed by the reagentless, mechanochemical remodeling of homopolymers via pulsed ultrasound.” Acs Macro Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, Aug. 2012, pp. 23–27. Scopus, doi:10.1021/mz200005u. Full Text

Xu, Donghua, et al. “Rheological properties of cysteine-containing elastin-like polypeptide solutions and hydrogels.Biomacromolecules, vol. 13, no. 8, Aug. 2012, pp. 2315–21. Epmc, doi:10.1021/bm300760s. Full Text

Kean, Zachary S., et al. “Bicyclo[3.2.0]heptane mechanophores for the non-scissile and photochemically reversible generation of reactive bis-enones.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 31, Aug. 2012, pp. 12939–42. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja3063666. Full Text

Craig, Stephen L. “Mechanochemistry: A tour of force.Nature, vol. 487, no. 7406, July 2012, pp. 176–77. Epmc, doi:10.1038/487176a. Full Text

Asai, Daisuke, et al. “Protein polymer hydrogels by in situ, rapid and reversible self-gelation.Biomaterials, vol. 33, no. 21, July 2012, pp. 5451–58. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.03.083. Full Text

Klukovich, Hope M., et al. “Tension trapping of carbonyl ylides facilitated by a change in polymer backbone.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 23, June 2012, pp. 9577–80. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja302996n. Full Text

Kean, Z. S., and S. L. Craig. “Mechanochemical remodeling of synthetic polymers.” Polymer, vol. 53, no. 5, Feb. 2012, pp. 1035–48. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2012.01.018. Full Text

Asai, D., et al. “‘Smart’ protein polymer hydrogels by in situ, rapid and reversible self-gelation.” Biomaterials, vol. 33, 2012, pp. 5451–58.