Biography of Brad Osgood

After receiving his PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan in 1980, Brad Osgood joined the faculty at Harvard as a Benjamin Peirce Assistant Professor of Mathematics. In 1985 he moved to Stanford University where he is now a Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Engineering. At Stanford, he has received the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Helen and Peter Bing Centennial Professorship. His research focuses on topics in complex analysis, differential geometry and signal processing. Though he is becoming more digital, he plays jazz trombone, the ultimate analog device.