Michael Lacey is one of the most recognized mathematicians in the United States who attained a postgraduate degree from University of Illinois. One of his most significant achievements involved solving a mathematical problem relating to the law of the iterated logarithm when he was conducting his thesis in Banach spaces. Michael Lacey being a mathematician by profession got involved in areas such as harmonic analysis, ergodic theory, and probability.
He worked in some institutions as an assistant professor such as the University of North Carolina. It is at this University that he and one of his colleagues gave a proof about central limit theorem. He also held a position at Indian University for a given period. While he was there, he received a national science foundation postdoctoral Fellowship one of his awards, and during that time he studied a bilinear Hilbert transform which was at the time he was awarded Salem Prize for solving a complex problem that had disturbed many experts for years. His expertise and experience in the field of mathematics have continued to give him more opportunities to explore his capabilities in his career.
Besides, Michael Lacey has been a professor of mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he has been working for many years until today. He also received another Fellowship for joint work with Xiaochun Li and then became one of the members of the American Mathematical Society. His hard work enabled his research to be recognized by some awards such as Simons Foundations among other mathematics research institutes. In addition to his research, he was also a director of training grants such as VIGRE awards among others which have supported many students.
Through his hard work in his career as a professor in mathematics, Michael Lacey has made it his practice to mentor many undergraduates and through his efforts the students he mentors proceeded in leading graduate program. Furthermore, the Ph.D. students Michael Lacey taught were successful, and they also went to academic and industry jobs.
Michael’s dedication and passion to help other scholars make him and outstanding practitioner in his field and more people should emulate this to help make the world a better place.