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

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

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

Cho, Seungse, et al. “Large-Area Cross-Aligned Silver Nanowire Electrodes for Flexible, Transparent, and Force-Sensitive Mechanochromic Touch Screens..” Acs Nano, vol. 11, no. 4, Apr. 2017, pp. 4346–57. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsnano.7b01714. Full Text

Clough, J. M., et al. “Covalent Bond Scission in the Mullins Effect of a Filled Elastomer: Real-Time Visualization with Mechanoluminescence.” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 26, no. 48, Dec. 2016, pp. 9063–74. Scopus, doi:10.1002/adfm.201602490. Full Text