Professor of Mathematics
Monday and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in BSC 112W
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in Buttrick 329
And by appointment
B.A., University of Vermont
M.A., State University of New York at Albany
Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Koch's interests include abstract algebra, linear algebra, finite groups, finite fields, number theory, cryptography and algebraic Fibonacci sequences.
(with Chuya Guo, Agnes Scott College '10), Bounds for Fibonacci period growth, Involve, a Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 2, no. 2 (2009), 195-210.
Realizable Hopf algebras killed by [p] over a discrete valuation ring, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 33, no. 2c (2008), 315-324.
Hopf Orders via Breuil Modules, Journal of Algebra, Vol. 317 (2007), 291-305.
(with Audrey Malagon, Agnes Scott College '04) p-adic Order Bounded Group Valuations on Abelian Groups, Glasgow Mathematical Journal, Vol. 49 (2007), 269-279.