Mathematician Michael Thoreau Lacey was born on September 26th, 1959 and earned his B.S. in Mathematics in 1981 at the University of Texas at Austin. Subsequently, Lacey obtained his Ph.D. in 1987 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after completing his thesis, which thoroughly investigated the law of the iterated logarithm for empirical characteristic functions.
Lacey began his employment as an assistant professor at Lousiana State University at Baton Rouge and went on to attain employment at the University of North Carolina and Indiana University. He holds his current position as a Professor and the Associate Chair for Faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Read more: Michael Lacey | Wikipedia and Michael Lacey |Math Alliance
Since his work at the Georgia Institute of Technology began, Lacey has published over 80 mathematical journal articles focusing mainly on harmonic analysis and probability.
Lacey’s most recent publications have been supported by research institutes such as the National Science Foundation, the Salem Prize, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Fullbright Foundation, the Simmons Foundation and several others. Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://nyjm.albany.edu/j/2017/23-8.html and https://arxiv.org/a/lacey_m_1.html
Lacey has also presented at countless seminars and conferences across the globe, speaking at nationally respected colleges such as Yale and Purdue, along with traveling internationally to locations such as Universite d’Paris in France, FSDONA in Finland, and the Conference on Wiener-Ito Integrals in Mexico. In addition to his awarded publications and international presentations, Lacey has dedicated much of his time to advising and mentoring students in the field.
He has continued to organize research experiences for undergraduate students and has served as director of multiple training grants such as VIGRE and MCTP awards from NSF, all of which have provided invaluable resources to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral students.