Albert Ruiz

Associate professor at UAB
Research area: Topology

PhD in Mathematics obtained at UAB


Current position: Associate Professor in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Previous positions:

  • Assistant positions in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from 1995 to 2007.
  • Postdoc position in Université Paris 13 (February 2002 – January 2003).
  • Research stays at Université Paris 13, Centre Bernoulli (EPFL – Lausanne), Insitut Mittag-Leffler, University of Copenhagen and University of Kyoto.

Research lines

  • Exotic examples of p-local finite groups.
  • Classifying spaces of finite groups, compact groups and Kac-Moody groups.
  • Mapping spaces between classifying spaces.
  • Cohomological unicity of classifying spaces.

Selected publications

  • Jaume Aguadé, Albert Ruiz: “Cohomology of Kac-Moody groups over a finite field”. Algebr. Geom. Topol. 13 (2013), no. 4, 2207-2238
  • Albert Ruiz, Antonio Viruel: “Cohomological uniqueness, Massey products and the modular isomorphism problem for 2-groups of maximal nilpotency class”. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 365 (2013), no. 7, 3729-3751
  • Albert Ruiz: “Exotic normal fusion subsystems of General Linear Groups”. J. London Math. Soc. (2) 76 (2007) 181-196
  • Albert Ruiz, Antonio Viruel: “The classification of p-local finite groups over the extraspecial group of order p3 and exponent p”. Math. Z. 248 (2004), no. 1, 45-65
  • Jaume Aguadé, Albert Ruiz: “Maps between classifying spaces of Kac-Moody groups”. Adv. Math. 178 (2003), no. 1, 66-98