Assistant Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

3103 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331-5501
(541) 737-2345
(541) 737-1300


  • PhD., Physics., Imperial College London (2011).
  • MPhys., Physics., University of Warwick (2008).


John Labram was born in Bath, UK and grew up in the New Forest (Southern England). He completed his undergraduate degree in physics (MPhys) at the University of Warwick in 2008. He received his PhD in Physics from Imperial College London in 2011. Between 2011 and 2013 John took a break from academia to work as a currency options trader in the City of London. In 2013 John returned to science, joining Imperial College as a postdoctoral research associate. In 2014 John was awarded the Elings Prize Fellowship to join the California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2017 John joined the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University as an assistant professor.

John’s research interests include disordered semiconductors, flexible electronics, low-cost solar cell technology and contactless microwave conductivity.

Research Interests

Labram Research Group

  • Solution processed semiconductors
  • Disordered thin films
  • Flexible transistors
  • Low-cost solar cells
  • contactless microwave conductivity