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Dr Mahesh Kakde

Kakde, Mahesh2

Telephone: +44 020 7848 2852


Office: S5.30, Strand Building, Strand Campus

Title: Reader in Number Theory



Mahesh Kakde obtained his PhD in 2008 at Cambridge under the supervision of Professor John Coates. Before moving to King's College London in August 2011 he held positions in Princeton University and University College London.   He was promoted to Reader in 2015.

Research Interests

Mahesh is interested in Number theory and Arithmetic geometry with a special interest in Iwasawa theory.

Selection of Publications

Proof of the main conjecture of noncommutative Iwasawa theory for totally real number fields in certain cases. J. Algebraic Geometry, 20 (2011) 631-683.

The main conjecture of Iwasawa theory for totally real fields,Invent. Math. 193 (2013), 539–626.

Kato's local epsilon conjecture: l ≠ p case


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