Byoung Du (B.D.) Kim,

the fool, corruptor of words, man of many falsities, and student of mathematics


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The parity conjecture for elliptic curves at supersingular reduction primes
Compositio Math 143 (2007) 47-72.

The algebraic functional equation of an elliptic curve at supersingular primes
Mathematical Research Letters 15, Issue 1, January 2008.

The parity conjecture over totally real fields for elliptic curves at supersingular reduction primes
The Journal of Number Theory 129 (2009), no. 5, 1149-1160.


The Iwasawa invariants of the plus/minus Selmer groups
The Asian Journal of Mathematics 13 (2009), no. 2, 181-190.


Nonvanishing of Hecke L-functions and the Bloch–Kato conjecture (joint with Riad Masri and Tonghai Yang)

Mathematische Annalen, 349 (2011), no. 2, 301-343.

The Plus/Minus Selmer Groups for Supersingular Primes

The Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, Volume 95 / Issue 02 / October 2013, pp 189-200.


Signed-Selmer groups over the -extension of an imaginary quadratic field,

The Canadian Journal of Mathematics Vol. 66 (4), 2014 pp. 826—843.

Two-variable p-adic L-functions of modular forms for non-ordinary primes,

(printed version)

The Journal of Number Theory Volume 144, November 2014, Pages 188—218

Congruences of two-variable p-adic L-functions of congruent modular forms of different weights

To appear in the Ramanujan Journal


Workshop on Number Theory, December 2012, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

If someone asks me why I do math, I will answer with this song: Shape of My Heart, Sting

B.D. Kim
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 unit (150 lb.)

Water 50 lb. 30%
Total Fat 50 lb. 30%
Caffeine 50 lb. 30%

Not a significant source of calories from vitamin A, vitamin C, or wisdom of any kind.