G2E Founder

Posted on March 13, 2016        Written by Ade

Dr. Ade W. Kismarahardja



A dedicated teacher in Physics. Recognized for innovation in program development, instruction and administration to meet the needs of a broad range of students. Effective communicator, writer, administrator and student adviser.


1. Curriculum Development and Instruction:

  • Assisted in the development, validation and enhancement curricula. Introduced hands-on tools (laboratory activities and internet technology) to improve classroom interest and retention.
  • Designed and implemented customized teaching program into the classroom.

2. Administration and Special Activities:

  • Appointed as Coordinator of teachers and Academic coordinator with responsibility for a diversity functions including recruitment and scheduling, curriculum development and special event planning.
  • Prepared documentation for certification by the National Accreditation of School committee.

3. Community and Public Relations

  • Working as a volunteer at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
  • Building two educational websites to support teachers and students, www.sekolah.me and www.g2e.me.


  • Teaching
  • Transmission Electron Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, Focused Ion Beam
  • Electrical Transport Measurement
  • Gatan Digital Micrograph and Igor
  • Scientific instrumentation and experimental design


  • PhD in Nanotechnology (a second PhD with a scholarship), July 2015 – Present.

The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • First and third year Lab Demonstrator, July 2014 – May 2015.

School of Physics and Astronomy at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Physics Tutor, July 2012 – May 2015.

Home tutoring for high school and university level students, Melbourne, Australia.

  • Academic Coordinator and Physics lecturer, January  2011 – June 2012

Surya College of Education, Tangerang, Indonesia

  • Visiting Researcher, April 2010 – June 2010

The Laboratory of Professor Yoshiya Uwatoko, Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan.

  • PhD in Physics, Teaching and Research Assistant, August 2006 – December 2010

Physics Department, Florida State University and National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), Laboratory of Prof. James Brooks Tallahassee, USA. (My PhD thesis in Physics)

  • Coordinator for Teachers and Physics Laboratory, July 2003 – June 2005

The Penabur Christian Education Institution, Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Physics Teacher, July 2000 – June 2006

The Penabur Christian Senior High School 7, Jakarta, Indonesia.              


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Florida State University, USA, December 2010
  • Master in Physics, Florida State University, USA, August 2008
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Tarumanagara University, Indonesia, October 2002


  • Scholarship for Postgraduate program in Nanotechnology at the University of Sydney, July 2015.
  • Audience’s choice award, Science is Fun Competition, a competition for teachers organized by Australian Embassy in Jakarta, March 2005.
  • Finalist, The National Scientific Research Competition organized by Pelita Harapan University (UPH), April 2004
  • First Winner, Creativity competition for high school teachers in Indonesia organized by Indonesian Institute for Science (LIPI), August 2003.
  • First winner, Teachers’ Scientific Article Competition at Penabur Christian Education Institution, March 2003.
  • Second Winner, Bridge Model Building Contest organized by Tarumanagara University collaborated with Petra Christian University Surabaya and Illinois Institute of Technology, March 1998.


  1. Kismarahardja, A; Brooks, J.S; Zhou, H.D; Choi, E.S; Matsubayashi, K and Uwatoko, Y. Dielectric Properties of Single Crystal Spinels in the series FeV2O4, MnV2O4 and CoV2O4 in High Magnetic Fields, Physical Review B, 87, 054432 (2013).
  2. Kismarahardja, A; Brooks, J.S; Whalen, J; Siegrist, T; Matsubayashi, K; Yamanaka, R; Uwatoko, Y; Zhou, H.D. Co[V2]O4: a spinel approaching the itinerant electron limit, Physical Review Letters, 106, 056602 (2011).
  3. Kurita, N; Kitagawa, K; Matsubayashi, K; Kismarahardja, A; Choi,E.S; Brooks, J.S; Uwatoko, Y; Uji, S; Terashima, T. Determination of the Upper Critical Field of a single crystal LiFeAs: The Magnetic Torque Study up to 35 T. Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 80 (2011).
  4. Jeon,K; Warnock,S; Ruiz-Orta,C; Kismarahardja, A; Brooks,J.S; Alamo,R. Role of Matrix Crystallinity in Carbon Nanotube Dispersion and Electrical Conductivity of iPP-based Nanocomposites, Journal of Polymer Science B, 48, issue 19 (2010).
  5. Park, J.G; Smithyman, J; Lin, C.Y; Cooke, A; Kismarahardja, A; Li, S; Liang, R; Brooks, J.S; Zhang, C and Wang, B. Effects of surfactants and alignment on the physical properties of single walled carbon nanotube buckypaper, J. Appl. Phys, 106, 104310 (2009).
  6. Brooks, J.S; Vasic, R; Kismarahardja, A; Steven,E; Tokumoto, T; Schlottmann, P; Kelly, S. Debye Relaxation in High Magnetic Fields, Phys. Rev.B, 78, 045205 (2008).

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