Byoung Du (B.D.) Kim,

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

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Apologies: This site used to show emails (bdkim at and bdkim at which have not been valid for a while, and I did not know about it for a long time. (Any email sent to those used to be dumped in an inbox which was legitimate but I had no access to, so the person sending an email did not know I did not receive it, and I did not know what was happening.) I apologize to anyone who has emailed to those emails, and never received a reply.


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, 189-200.

Signed-Selmer groups over the Z_p^2-extension of an imaginary quadratic field

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

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

The Journal of Number Theory Volume 144, November 2014, 188-218.

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

Suh Hyun Choi, Byoung Du Kim

The Ramanujan Journal, May 2017, Vol. 43 (1), 163-195.

The main conjecture of Iwasawa theory for elliptic curves with complex multiplication over abelian extensions at supersingular primes

Byoung Du Kim, Jeehoon Park

Acta Arithmetica 181 (2017), 209-238

Ranks of the rational points of abelian varieties over ramified fields, and Iwasawa theory for primes with non-ordinary reduction

Journal of Number Theory, 183, February 2018, 352-387.

Ranks of rational points of the Jacobian varieties of hyperelliptic curves

Bo-Hae Im, Byoung Du Kim

Journal of Number Theory, 195, February 2019, 23-50.

Nonvanishing of Hecke L-functions and Bloch-Kato p-Selmer groups

Arianna Iannuzzi, Byoung Du Kim, Riad Masri, Alex Mathers, Maria Ross and Wei-Lun Tsai

Mathematical Research Letters, Vol. 26 (2019) Number 4, 1145 – 1177

Effective versions of two theorems of Rado

Jason Bell, Daryl Funk, Byoung Du Kim, Dillon Mayhew

The Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, Volume 71, Issue 2, June 2020, Pages 599–618

Congruences of algebraic p-adic L-functions and the Main Conjecture of Iwasawa Theory

Byoung Du Kim

Journal of Number Theory Vol. 226, September 2021, p. 168-212

Video introduction by Journal of Number Theory

Constructing plus/minus local points over Iwasawa Kummer extensions, and Iwasawa theory for supersingular reduction

Byoung Du (BD) Kim

Journal of Number Theory 228 November 2021, Pages 29-58

Construction of anti-cyclotomic Euler systems of modular abelian varieties, and the ranks of their Mordell-Weil groups.

Daeyeol Jeon, Byoung Du Kim, and Chang Heon Kim

Journal of Number Theory

Video introduction by Journal of Number Theory


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.