Alan Koch

Meet the Faculty

Alan  Koch

Alan Koch

Professor of Mathematics and Chair

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6223
Office Location: Buttrick 329
Office Hours: MW 9:30-10:20, outside the Math Learning Center 
T 11-12 in Buttrick 329,
or by appointment

Academic Degrees

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.

Professional Activities

Recent Publications:

(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.

Web Links

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)