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Doctor of Philosophy

Florida State University

Thesis: Physical Properties of Organic and Biomaterials: Fundamental and Applications (Advisor: late Prof. James S. Brook)


Bachelor's Degree in Physics

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Eden Steven, Ph.D


​Earned his Ph.D. degree in Physics at Florida State University. An enthusiast in new materials, devices and technology developments. Expertise in bio-based and electronics materials. Passionate in science education for younger generations.

Research Interest

  • Multifunctional materials development for electronics and biomedical applications.

  • Natural materials research: extraction, purification, processing, structure-property relationship.

  • Scientific instrumentation development

  • Cryogenic physics

  • Black solider fly-based materials development


  1. Lincah Andadari, Dhany Yuniati, Bambang Supriyanto, Murniati, Sri Suharti, Asmanah Widarti, Eden Steven, Andi Sadapotto, Bondan Winarno, Minarningsih, Retno Agustarini, Nurhaedah Muin, Wahyudi Isnan, Yetti Heryati, Yelin Adalina, Irma Yeny, Rosita Dewi, Ari Nurlia, Septiantina Dyah Riendriasari, Kun Estri Maharani, Luthfan Meilana Nugraha, and Budi Hadi Narendra. 2022. "Lens on Tropical Sericulture Development in Indonesia: Recent Status and Future Directions for Industry and Social Forestry" Insects 13, 913 (2022). 

  2. Affi N. Hidayah, Yuliati Herbani, Eden Steven, Achmad Subhan, Djoko Triyono, Isnaeni Isnaeni, Maria M. Suliyanti and Muhandis Shiddiq, "Tuning the Electrical Properties of Colloidal Nanoalloys by Varying Their Composition," Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 641, 128496 (2022).

  3. Danica Krstovska, Eun Sang Choi and Eden Steven, "Seebeck Effect Studies in the Charge Density Wave State of Organic Conductor a-(BEDT-TTF)2KHg(SCN)4," Physica Scripta 96, 125734 (2021).

  4. Assessment of Agaricus bisporus as Protective Agent Against Ultraviolet Exposure, bioRxiv, pre-print (2021).

  5. Danica Krstovska, Eun Sang Choi and Eden Steven, "The Magnetothermopower of Organic Superconductor k-(ET)2Cu(NCS)2: Possible Charge Density Wave Scenario," Romanian Journal of Physics 66, 612 (2021).

  6. Jason K. Adhinarta, Eric Jobiliong, Muhandis Shiddiq, Henri P. Uranus and Eden Steven, “Light storage and thermal-assisted switching of SrAl2O4:Eu2+, Dy3+,” Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials 28, 1950042 (2019).

  7. D. Krstovska, E.S. Choi, and E. Steven, Thermopower Quantum Oscillations in the Charge Density Wave State of the Organic Conductor a-(BEDT-TTF)2KHg(SCN)4, J. Low Temp. Phys. 195, 165-178 (2019).

  8. D. Suarez, E. Steven, E. Laukhina, A. Gomez, A. Crespi, N. Mestres, C. Rovira, E.S. Choi, and J. Veciana, 2D Organic Molecular Metallic Soft Material Derived from BEDO-TTF with Electrochromic and Rectifying Properties, npj Flexible Electronics 2, 29 (2018).

  9. A. Mailman, A. Leitch, W. Yong, E. Steven, S. Winter, R. Claridge, A. Assoud, J. Tse, S. Desgreniers, R. Secco, and R. Oakley, The Power of Packing: Metallization of an Organic Semiconductor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 2180-2183 (2017).

  10. A. Mailman, J. Wong, S. Winter, R. Claridge, C. Robertson, A. Assoud, W. Yong, E. Steven, P. Dube, J. Tse, S. Desgreniers, R. Secco, and R. Oakley, Fine Tuning the Performance of Multiorbital Radical Conductors by Substituent Effects, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 1625-1635 (2017).

  11. I.Chtioui-Gay, C. Faulmann, D. de Caro, K. Jacob, L. Valade, P. de Caro, J. Fraxedas, B. Ballesteros, E. Steven, E.S. Choi, M. Lee, S.M. Benjamin, E. Yvenou, J.-P. Simonato, and A. Carella, Synthesis, characterization, and thermoelectric properties of superconducting (BEDT-TTF)2I3 nanoparticles, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 7449-7454 (2016).

  12. L.E. Winter, E. Steven, J.S. Brooks, S.M. Benjamin, J.-H. Park, D. de Caro, C. Faulmann, L. Valade, K. Jacob, I. Chitoui, B. Ballesteros, and J. Fraxedas, Spin Density Wave and Superconducting Properties of Nanoparticle Organic Conductor Assemblies, Phys. Rev. B, 91, 035437 (2015) – Equal 1st and 2nd author contribution; PRB front page highlight.

  13. H. Phan, S.M. Benjamin, E. Steven, J.S. Brooks, and M. Shatruk, Photomagnetic response in highly conductive Fe(II) spin-crossover complexes with TCNQ radicals, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 54, 823-827 (2015).

  14. E. Steven, E. Laukhina, V. Lebedev, V. Laukhin, C. Rovira, J. Veciana, and J.S. Brooks, Silk/Molecular Conductor Bilayer Thin-Films: Properties and Sensing Functions, Materials Horizons, 1, 522 (2014).

  15. J.J. Kweon, R. Fu, E. Steven, C.E. Lee, and N.S. Dalal, High Field MAS-NMR and Conductivity Study of the Superionic Conductor LiH2PO4: Critical Role of Physisorbed Water in Its Protonic Conductivity, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 13387-13393 (2014).

  16. D. De Caro, C. Faulmann, L. Valade, K. Jacob, I. Chtioui, S. Foulal, P. de Caro, M. Bergez-Lacoste, J. Fraxedas, B. Ballesteros, J.S. Brooks, E. Steven, and L.E. Winter, Four Molecular Superconductors Isolated as Nanoparticles, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2014, 4010-4016 (2014).

  17. E. Steven, W.R. Saleh, V. Lebedev, S.F.A. Acquah, V. Laukhin, R.G. Alamo, and J.S. Brooks, Carbon nanotubes on a spider silk scaffold, Nature Communications, 4, 2435 (2013).

  18. E. Steven, E. Jobiliong, P. Eugenio, and J.S. Brooks, Adhesive stamp electrodes using spider silk masks for electronic transport measurements of supra-micron sized samples, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 83, 046106 (2012).

  19. D. Krstovska, E.S. Choi, E. Steven, and J.S. Brooks, The angular magnetothermoelectric power of a charge density wave system, J. Phys. -Condens. Mat., 24, 265502 (2012).

  20. E. Steven, A. Kiswandhi, D. Krstovska, J.S. Brooks, M. Almeida, A.P. Gonçalves, M.S. Henriques, G.M. Luke, and T.J. Williams, Robust properties of the superconducting ferromagnet UCoGe, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 132507 (2011).

  21. D. Krstovska, E. Steven, E.S. Choi, and J.S. Brooks, Angular dependent magnetothermopower of -(ET)2KHg(SCN)4, J. Low Temp. Phys., 37, 950-958 (2011).

  22. E. Steven, J.G. Park, A. Paravastu, E.B. Lopes, J.S. Brooks, O. Englander, and T. Siegrist, Physical characterization of functionalized spider silk for electronic and sensing applications, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 12, 055002 (2011) – STAM journal highlight 2011.

  23. K. Murata, K. Yokogawa, J.S. Brooks, A. Kismarahardja, E. Steven, M. Kano, Y. Seno, N.R. Tamilselvan, H. Yoshino, T. Sasaki, D. Jérome, P. Senzier, K. Bechgaard, M. Uruichi, and K. Yakushi, Successive bi-stable quantum phases in HMTSF-TCNQ induced by field-sweep, Physica B, 405 (11), S111-S112 (2010).

  24. K. Murata, Y. Yokogawa, J.S. Brooks, A. Kismarahardja, E. Steven, M. Kano, Y. Seno, N.R. Tamilselvan, H. Yoshino, T. Sasaki, D. Jerome, P. Senzier, K. Bechgaard, M. Uruichi, and K. Yakushi, Transport properties of HMTSF-TCNQ up to 8 GPa and a novel hysteresis and quantum oscillatory behavior in magnetoresistance in magnetic field up to 31 Tesla, J. Phys.: Conf. Series, 215, 012064 (2010).

  25. E. Steven, H.B. Cui, A. Kismarahardja, J.S. Brooks, D. Graf, and H. Kobayashi, Role of anion size, magnetic moment, and disorder on the properties of the organic conductor κ-(BETS)2Ga1-xFexCl4-yBry,, Proc. Int. Symposium on Crystalline Organic Metals, published in Physica B, 405 (11), S295-S298 (2010).

  26. Z.S. Lie, M. Pardede, R. Hedwig, M.M. Suliyanti, E. Steven, Maliki, K.H. Kurniawan, M. Ramli, S.N. Abdulmadjid, N. Idris, K. Lahna, K. Kagawa, and M.O. Tjia, Intensity Distributions of Enhanced H Emission from Laser-Induced Low-Pressure He Plasma and a Suggested He-Assisted Excitation Mechanism, J. Appl. Phys., 106 (3), 043303 (2009).

  27. J.S. Brooks, R. Vasic, A. Kismarahardja, E. Steven, T. Tokumoto, P. Schlottmann, and S. Kelly, Debye relaxation in high magnetic fields, Phys. Rev. B, 78, 045205 (2008).

  28. K. Jeon, L. Lumata, T. Tokumoto, E. Steven, J.S. Brooks, and R.G. Alamo, Low electrical conductivity threshold and crystalline morphology of single-walled carbon nanotubes – high density polyethylene nanocomposites characterized by SEM, Raman spectroscopy and AFM, Polymer, 48, 4751-4764 (2007).

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