July 14, 2020
Kenyon has updated its plans for returning to campus, offering in-person and remote instruction. Read more here.
Nuh (Noah) Aydin joined the Kenyon faculty in 2002. His primary research area is algebraic coding theory. More generally, his research interests include applications of algebra, finite fields, cryptography, combinatorics, theoretical computer science and history and philosophy of science. Additionally, he is interested in pedagogy and mathematics education.
Noah teaches a wide range of mathematics courses as well as introductory computer science courses at Kenyon. He enjoys working with undergraduates on mathematical research and has published a number of papers with Kenyon undergraduates. He has two daughters and a son, enjoys playing soccer and has a great interest in meteorology.
Algebraic Coding Theory, cryptography, history of mathematics in the Islamic World, mathematics education.
2002 — Doctor of Philosophy from The Ohio State University
1997 — Master of Science from The Ohio State University
1996 — Master of Arts from The Ohio State University
1994 — Bachelor of Science from Middle East Tech Univ, TK
"New quinary linear codes from quasi-twisted codes and their duals" Applied Mathematics Letters, Vol 24, No 4, pp 512-515, April 2011 (co-authered with Kenyon undergraduate Ryan Ackerman)
"On the construction of skew quasi-cyclic codes" IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp. 2081-2090, May 2010 (with T. Abualrub, A. Ghrayeb and I. Siap)
"Enhancing Undergraduate Curriculum via Coding Theory and Cryptography", PRIMUS (Problems, Resources and Issues in mathematic undergraduate studies) Volume 19 Issue 3, 296-309, May 2009.
"A search algorithm for linear codes", Designs, Codes and Cryptography, 45:2, pp 213-217, November 2007 (co-authered with Kenyon undergraduate Tsvetan Asamov)
"An Introduction to Coding Theory via Hamming Codes", A Computational Science Module developed as part of an NSF grant. August 2007.
"On some classes of optimal and near-optimal polynomial codes", Finite Fields and Their Applications. Vol. 10 , No. 1 , pp. 24-35, January 2004 (with D. Ray-Chaudhuri)
"Remote Belief: Preserving Volition for Loosely-Coupled Processes", in proceedings of ICDCS 2003, 23 rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Providence, Rhode Island, pp. 434-440, May 19-22, 2003 (with P. A. Sivilotti)