Braxton Osting is currently an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. His postdoctoral mentor is Stan Osher. Braxton has broad interests in analytical and computational methods for problems in applied mathematics, especially in partial differential equations, optimization and control, graph theory, and machine learning.

Braxton earned a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Columbia University under the supervision of Michael Weinstein and David Keyes. His doctoral thesis was entitled Spectral Optimization Problems Controlling Wave Phenomena. Braxton completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington, where his undergraduate advisor was Nathan Kutz.

Braxton's curriculum vitae is available upon request.