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

Craig, Stephen. “Hydrogels muscle their way into new territory..” Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 363, no. 6426, Feb. 2019, pp. 451–52. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.aaw2242. Full Text

Xia, Zhiyong, et al. “'Seeing' Strain in Soft Materials..” Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), vol. 24, no. 3, Feb. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.3390/molecules24030542. Full Text

Barbee, M. H., et al. “Mechanochemical Ring-Opening of Allylic Epoxides.” Macromolecules, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01190. Full Text

Bowser, B. H., et al. “High Mechanophore Content, Stress-Relieving Copolymers Synthesized via RAFT Polymerization.” Macromolecules, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01792. Full Text

Sha, Y., et al. “Ring-Closing Metathesis and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization toward Main-Chain Ferrocene-Containing Polymers.” Macromolecules, vol. 51, no. 22, Nov. 2018, pp. 9131–39. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02064. Full Text

Lin, Yangju, et al. “Regiochemical Effects on Mechanophore Activation in Bulk Materials..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, no. 46, Nov. 2018, pp. 15969–75. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.8b10376. Full Text

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