Faculty Profiles

Stephen L Craig
William T. Miller 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

Xu, D, Hawk, JL, Loveless, DM, Jeon, SL, and Craig, SL. "Mechanism of Shear Thickening in Reversibly Cross-linked Supramolecular Polymer Networks." Macromolecules 43.7 (April 2010): 3556-3565. Full Text Open Access Copy

Achneck, HE, Serpe, MJ, Jamiolkowski, RM, Eibest, LM, Craig, SL, and Lawson, JH. "Regenerating titanium ventricular assist device surfaces after gold/palladium coating for scanning electron microscopy." Microsc Res Tech 73.1 (January 2010): 71-76. Full Text

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." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 74.23 (December 2009): 8924-8934. Full Text

Chen, X, Regan, CK, Craig, SL, Krenske, EH, Houk, KN, Jorgensen, WL, and Brauman, JI. "Steric and solvation effects in ionic S(N)2 reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.44 (November 2009): 16162-16170. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, Black, AL, and Craig, SL. "gem-Dichlorocyclopropanes as abundant and efficient mechanophores in polybutadiene copolymers under mechanical stress." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.31 (August 2009): 10818-10819. Full Text

Lenhardt, JM, and Craig, SL. "Mechanochemistry: Force probes in a bottle." Nature Nanotechnology 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