# Eric Moss

I am a 5th year mathematics PhD student at Boston College working with Solomon Friedberg. I am interested in computational number theory and teaching.

My email is eric.moss [at] bc.edu

# CV

## Education

Boston College

PhD Mathematics

Advisor: Solomon Friedberg

Expected May 2024

Brigham Young University

MS Mathematics

Advisor: Paul Jenkins

August 2018

Brigham Young University

BS Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude

Minors: Computer Science, Physics

April 2017

## Publications

Odd, spoof perfect factorizations (2020) BYU Computational Number Theory Group

Quanta article: Mathematicians Open a New Front on an Ancient Number Problem

Congruences for Fourier Coefficients of Modular Functions of Levels 2 and 4 (2018) Master's Thesis

Congruences for coefficients of level 2 modular functions with poles at 0 (2017) Joint with Paul Jenkins and Ryan Keck

## Talks

Congruences for Fourier coefficients of modular functions of levels 2 and 4, Building Bridges: 4th EU/US Summer School + Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, 18 July, 2018

Congruences for coefficients of level 2 modular functions with poles at 0, 32nd Automorphic Forms Workshop, Tufts University, 19 March, 2018

Congruences for coefficients of level 2 modular functions with poles at 0 (speed talk), Modular Forms Are Everywhere, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, 26 May, 2017

Congruences of modular forms in level 2 with poles at 0 (speed talk), 31st Automorphic Forms Workshop, Eastern Tennessee State University, 7 March, 2017

### Local Talks

The Queen of Mathematics: A History of Number Theory, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 3 March, 2023

Linear Algebra is the Only Thing I Know, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 2 September, 2022

Computing Automorphic Forms, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 18 February, 2022

The Inverse Galois Problem and PGL_2(Z/nZ) (also some number theory), Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 1 October, 2021

Why modular forms?, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 12 March, 2021

Spoof Odd Perfect Numbers, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 6 November, 2020

What is class field theory?, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 1 May, 2020

Congruences for Coefficients of Weakly Holomorphic Modular Forms in Level 2, Graduate Student Seminar, Boston College, 4 October, 2019

What is algebraic number theory? and What is class field theory?, Algebra Seminar, Brigham Young University, 3 and 17 April, 2018

Congruences for coefficients of level 2 modular functions with poles at 0, Student Research Conference, Brigham Young University, 3 March, 2018

Abundance and deficiency computations with spoof odd perfect numbers, Computational Number Theory Seminar, Brigham Young University, 26 November, 2017

Computing ranks of elliptic curves by hand, Computational Number Theory Seminar, Brigham Young University, 23 March, 2017

Congruences of modular forms in level 2 with poles at 0, Student Research Conference, Brigham Young University, 4 March, 2017

Independence of Points on Elliptic Curves, Computational Number Theory Seminar, Brigham Young University, 10 November, 2016

Finding Elliptic Curves of High Rank by Computing Solutions Over Finite Fields, Computational Number Theory Seminar, Brigham Young University, 22 September, 2016

Generalizing the Miura-Ori and Mars Origami Patterns, Student Research Conference, Brigham Young University, 19 March, 2016

## Teaching

### Instructor

BC, Math 1100, Calculus 1, Fall 2021

BC, Math 1180, Principles of Statistics for the Health Sciences, Spring 2021 & Spring 2022

BC, Math 4453, Euclid's Elements, Fall 2020, Fall 2022, and Spring 2024

BC, Math 1101, Calculus 2, Spring 2020

BC, Math 1101, Calculus 2, Summer Session II 2019

BYU, Math 112, Calculus 1, Spring 2018

### TA

BC, Math 1180, Principles of Statistics for the Health Sciences, Spring 2023

BC, Math 2202, Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2019

BC, Math 1100, Calculus 1, Spring 2019

BC, Math 1100, Calculus 1, Fall 2018

BYU, Math 290, Fundamentals of Mathematics, Winter 2018

BYU, Math 341, Theory of Analysis 1, Winter 2018

BYU, Math 112, Calculus 1, Fall 2017

BYU, Math 341, Theory of Analysis 1, Summer 2017

BYU, Math 487, Number Theory, Winter 2017

## Conferences Attended

LMFDB, Computation, and Number Theory (LuCaNT), ICERM, 10-14 July, 2023

Building Bridges: 4th EU/US Summer School + Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Alfréd Réyni Institute of Mathematics, 9-14 and 16-20 July, 2018

Automorphic forms on reductive groups and their covers: A conference in honour of Solomon Friedberg, FIM - Institute for Mathematical Research, 25-28 June, 2018

32nd Automorphic Forms Workshop and Graduate Workshop, Tufts University, 18-22 March, 2018

Modular Forms are Everywhere Summer School and Conference, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, 15-19 and 22-26 May, 2017

31st Automorphic Forms Workshop, Eastern Tennessee State University, 6-9 March, 2017

Connecticut Summer School in Number Theory and CTNT 2016 Research Conference on Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, and Related Topics, University of Connecticut, 8-14 August, 2016

## Awards and Recognitions

Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award, Boston College, 2022

Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award, Boston College, 2020

Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher, Brigham Young University, 2016-2017

Outstanding Performance in Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2016-2017

Best Undergraduate Presenter in Session (with Ryan Keck), Student Research Conference, Brigham Young University, March 2017

Outstanding Performance in Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2015-2016

Outstanding Performance in Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2011-2012

## Service

Developing Exemplary Math Teacher Leaders, Graduate Student Mentor, Spring 2022 - Present

Math Graduate Student Association Vice President, Boston College, 2021-2022

Math Graduate Student Association Secretary, Boston College, 2020-2021

Math Circles presenter, Brigham Young University, 2017-2018

Math GRE Boot Camp, Brigham Young University, 2017-2018

Graduate Student Council, Math Department, Brigham Young University, 2017-2018

The picture in the header is of Pine Valley Mountain in Zion National Park.