I am Sven Raum working as a lecturer at EPFL in Switzerland. In the past, I worked at the University of Münster, at RIMS in Kyoto, at ENS Lyon and at KU Leuven, where I did my PhD with Stefaan Vaes. These places inspired and influenced my present main interest for the interaction between operator algebras, totally disconected groups and representation theory. Next to research mathematics, my professional interests include didactics of higher education and learning different languages.

My research turns around operator algebras, totally disconnected groups and representation theory: