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Richard Kochis
P: 9072620369
Location: Career and Technical Center (CTEC)
Campus: Kenai River Campus

Richard Kochis

Assistant Professor of Electronics Technology

Office Location

Career and Technical Center (CTEC) 104 A

Office Hours

  • Monday - 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
  • Tuesday - 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
  • Wednesday - 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
  • Thursday - 11:30 am - 12:45 pm


Rich Kochis joined the faculty at Kenai Peninsula College in 2007, following a 33-year career as a research and development engineer for Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies. Throughout his engineering career, Rich designed a wide variety of analog, digital and integrated circuits as well as designing the switch mode power supply for a portable scanning product. His work involved both primary design as well as manufacturing development and support for a globally distributed manufacturing team where he was supporting the production of Flash memory tester units. During his years with Hewlett-Packard he was also able to participate in a faculty loan program that allowed him to teach electrical engineering courses for two years at New Mexico State University


  • Analog, Digital and Computer Electronics;
  • Trouble-shooting and failure analysis.


  • 1972 - M.S. Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University
  • 1967 - B.S. Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado


  • 10 U.S. Patents
  • PE License, State of Colorado