Jacques Thévenaz

(Bâtiment MA)
Station 8
CH-1015 Lausanne

Administrative data


Teaching & PhD


  • Mathematics,

PhD Programs

  • Doctoral Program in Mathematics

PhD Students



Regular collaborations with :

- Serge Bouc, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens

- Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia, USA

- Nadia Mazza, University of Lancaster, GB

- Radu Stancu, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens

Research interests

- Representations of finite groups :
Modular representations, endo-permutation modules, endo-trivial modules, block theory, G-algebras, p-local theory, Alperin's conjecture, almost split sequences, Clifford theory, representations in characteristic p^r.

- Mackey functors and biset functors :
Structure theory, simple functors, G-algebras, cohomology, representation rings.

- Posets of subgroups of finite groups :
Moebius function, Euler characteristic, Burnside rings.

- Finite simplicial complexes :
Brown's and Quillen's complexes, Tits buildings, subgroup complexes, topological K-theory.