Michael Thoreau Lacey was born on September 26, 1959. He grew up as a determined young guy. Like any other children, Michael Lacey had dreams to achieve in future. At school he was well know for is prosperity in the mathematics subject. His determination made him receive PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-champaign.
While at the University of North Carolina, Michael and his friend Walter Philip proved the central limit theorem. In 1996, Michael Lacey joined Georgia Tech faculty. His excellent work and commitment shined hence noticed immediately he joined the organization. Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://people.math.gatech.edu/~lacey/ and https://www.math.gatech.edu/people/michael-lacey
At the Indian university between the year 1989 and 1996, Michael Lacey received a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellowship. He continued working harder, and during his award, he started a study of the bilinear Hilbert transform. This transform made Michael Lacey to win a prize called Salem prize in the year 1996. He achieved this with his friend Christoph Thiele.
Sometimes when a person performs a right task, he gets recognition. This recognition leads to even winning an award and also getting promotions. Michael Lacey is one the people who have been recognized by many organizations for his excellent work. Apart from Salem prize Michael Lacey was recognized by Guggenheim and the Simon’s foundations.
Due to his experience, Michael Lacey so it as a good idea to start training people. He has been a director of many training institutes such as VIGRE and MCTP awards from NSF. During his reign in the institution, Michael supported many undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs.
He has also advised many postgraduates and motivated them to work toward their goals. His students are well known for their success. Michael Lacey is one of the mentors who has mentored a lot of students and led them to victory. So far he has already mentored more than ten postdocs.
Michael Lacey has been a professor of mathematics at Georgia institute of technology since 1996.He received a fellowship from Guggenheim in 2004.
He worked tirelessly and in 2012 he becomes a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. Michael Lacey has been influential in the society as an academician an motivational figure.