The educational background of American mathematician Michael Lacey is impressive. Equally as impressive are the positions he has held in his illustrious career and his lifetime of achievements. He has contributed so much to his chosen field of Mathematics.
Dr. Lacey’s Professional Background
Michael Lacey was born in Abilene, Texas in 1959. He attended the University of Texas in Austin. He graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1987 he went on to achieve his Ph.D at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
His first positions as an Assistant Professor were at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and later at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After that he accepted a position as an Assistant Professorat at Indiana University in Bloomington. Learn more about Michael Lacey: https://www.math.gatech.edu/people/michael-lacey and http://people.math.gatech.edu/~lacey/
He remained there until he went on to join the faculty at the University of Minnesota and then eventually at Georgia Institute of Technology as a Professor of Mathematics in 1996. The last one mentioned is a position he still holds today.
Michael Lacey has also spend time at prestigious universities around the world as a Professor and as a Visiting Professor. He currently serves as an advisor and a mentor to dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Recipient of Many Prestigious Awards
He has received numerous awards for his research in Mathematics, including the Guggenheim, the Prix Salem Award, the National Science Foundation Post Doctoral Fellowship and the Simons Foundation.
He is recognized and highly regarded for his research in many areas of Mathematics, including but certainly not limited to Ergodic Theory, Probability and Harmonic Analysis.
Michael Lacey is a brilliant and gifted Mathematician. His knowledge and his teachings have no doubt touched the lives of hundreds of students throughout his career.