Michael Lacey, Ph.D., is a mathematician who works at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a professor of mathematics. He first joined this institution in 1996. In 2004 his work with his colleague Xiachun Li resulted in his receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. He also achieved one of his big career goals in 2012 when he joined the American Mathematical Society as a fellow.
It was in 1987 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that Michael Lacey earned his Ph.D. He earned this while under the direction of Walter Philip and his doctoral thesis was on probability in Banach spaces. In his thesis he provided an equation for the law of iterated logarithm for empirical characteristic functions. He has since his work to a number of other mathematical subjects such as harmonic analysis, probability, and ergodic theory. Learn more about Mike Lacey: https://michael-lacey.com/about/
After earning his Ph.D., Michael Lacey landed a position at Louisiana State University. He then worked for a time at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for a year as an assistant professor.
In 1989 Mike Lacey moved to Indiana for an assistant professor position at Indiana University, Bloomington. When he first joined the Georgia Institute of Technology he was an assistant professor. He became a full professor at this university in 2001.
Other honors that Michael Lacey has achieved during his academic career is being named a Simons Fellow in 2012. His strong teaching ability led to him earning the Georgia Tech NSF-ADVANCE Mentoring Award in 2012. In 2008 he earned a Fulbright Fellowship. Read more; Mike Lacey | Crunchbase
Another career achievement came in 1998 when he gave a nearly hour long speech at the International Congress of Mathematics which is held in Berlin, Germany.
Over the years Michael Lacey has worked in a number of short term or visiting teaching positions at a number of schools of higher learning. Among these is when he worked at the University of Minnesota in 2015 as their Ordway Professor, as well as a Wallenberg Fellow that same year in Lund, Sweden. In 2010 he taught as a visiting professor at Helsinki University and in 2011 he taught in Oslo, Norway at the Centre for Advanced Study.
Michael Lacey has written many articles and scientific papers on mathematics. Many of these have been written with others such as in 2015 when he teamed up with Dmitriy Bilyk to write, “Random Tessellations, Restricted Isometric Embeddings, and One Bit Sensing”.
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