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

Serpe, M. J., et al. “Breaking down the supramolecular ensemble: Single-molecule studies of the concentration dependence of main-chain supramolecular polymer molecular weight distributions on surfaces.” Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 63, no. 4, Apr. 2010, pp. 624–26. Scopus, doi:10.1071/CH09615. Full Text

Xu, Donghua, et al. “Mechanism of Shear Thickening in Reversibly Cross-linked Supramolecular Polymer Networks..” Macromolecules, vol. 43, no. 7, Apr. 2010, pp. 3556–65. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ma100093b. Full Text Open Access Copy

Achneck, Hardean E., et al. “Regenerating titanium ventricular assist device surfaces after gold/palladium coating for scanning electron microscopy..” Microsc Res Tech, vol. 73, no. 1, Jan. 2010, pp. 71–76. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/jemt.20757. Full Text

Juwarker, Hemraj, et al. “Anion binding of short, flexible aryl triazole oligomers..” The Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 74, no. 23, Dec. 2009, pp. 8924–34. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jo901966f. Full Text

Chen, Xin, et al. “Steric and solvation effects in ionic S(N)2 reactions..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 44, Nov. 2009, pp. 16162–70. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja9053459. Full Text

Ams, Mark R., et al. “"Too small, too big, and just right"--optical sensing of molecular conformations in self-assembled capsules..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 37, Sept. 2009, pp. 13190–91. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja903198v. Full Text

Lenhardt, Jeremy M., et al. “gem-Dichlorocyclopropanes as abundant and efficient mechanophores in polybutadiene copolymers under mechanical stress..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 131, no. 31, Aug. 2009, pp. 10818–19. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja9036548. Full Text

Serpe, Michael J., et al. “Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy of DNA-Based Reversible Polymer Bridges: Surface Robustness and Homogeneity..” Colloids and Surfaces. A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 346, no. 1–3, Aug. 2009, pp. 20–27. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2009.05.019. Full Text

Lenhardt, Jeremy M., and Stephen L. Craig. “Mechanochemistry: Force probes in a bottle..” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 4, no. 5, May 2009, pp. 284–85. Epmc, doi:10.1038/nnano.2009.100. Full Text

Craig, Stephen L. “From ionic liquids to supramolecular polymers..” Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 48, no. 15, Jan. 2009, pp. 2645–47. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.200805603. Full Text