Michael Lacey

Michael Lacey, American Mathematician, was born on September 26 in the year 1959. Michael Lacey graduated from the University of Illinois with his Ph.D. in 1987 where he was given guidance by mathematician Walter Philipp, of who he would go on to receive recognition for many of the joint efforts the two made. He completed his thesis on Banach spaces as well as solving a problem for empirical characteristic functions in the law of iterated logarithm. Read more: Michael Lacey | Wikipedia and Michael Lacey |Math Alliance

He touched on harmonic analysis, ergodic theory, and probability. He has held positions at Louisiana State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Indiana University.

While at the University of North Carolina, Michael Lacey and Walter Phillip presented their proof for the central limit theorum. Learn more about Michael Lacey: https://www.math.gatech.edu/people/michael-lacey and https://www.genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=62509

During his time at Indiana University between 1989 and 1996 he was given a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. After IU, he went to Georgia Institute of Technology and became a professor of mathematics.

Michael Lacey received a Guggenheim fellowship in 2004 for his work with Xiaochun Li. In 1996, Christoph Thiele and Michael Lacey solved a conjecture for the bilinear Hilbert transform for which they received the Salem Prize.

He is the director of different training grants such as MCTP awards from the NSF and VIGRE. Many of the undergraduates he has advised went on to excellent graduate programs and his PHD students have done on to various jobs in the industry and academia. 10 postdocs were mentored by Lacey.

As of 2012, Lacey acts as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

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