Michael Lacey is an award-winning mathematician based at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is serving as a full professor at the School of Mathematics, a position he has held since 1996. He previously served as an Associate Professor at the same institution from 1996.
He has also worked as an Associate Professor in various universities between 1987 and 1996. These include Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, and Indiana University.
Michael Lacey has also served under numerous short-term and visiting professor positions. For example, he worked as a visiting professor at Helsinki University in 2010.
He held a short-term position at the Centre for Advanced Study in Oslo, Norway in 2011. He served as a Wallenberg Fellow in Lund in Sweden in 2015. Similarly, he served as a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota in 2015.
Michael Lacey graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in 1981. He went on to complete his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois in 1987.
Michael Lacey has received numerous awards for his efforts and success in the field of mathematics. In 1998, he gave a presentation at the International Congress of Mathematicians, which was held in Berlin, Germany. Read more: Mike Lacey | Crunchbase and Michael Lacey | Facebook
In 1996, he was awarded the highly prestigious Salem Prize together with Christoph Thiele. The Salem Prize is jointly funded by the Institute for Advanced Study as well as Princeton University.
Similarly, he was awarded as a Simons Fellow in Mathematics by The Simons Foundation in the same year. Michael Lacey has authored over a hundred publications on various topics in mathematics between 1989 and 2015. He provides guidance and overview at the School of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology.
He also mentors numerous undergraduate and graduate students at the institution. Michael Lacey serves on numerous committees as well as acting as an advisor to various groups at the school.
Some of these include the Undergraduate Committee, the College of Science Diversity Committee, the Hiring Committee and the Faculty Advisory Committee among many others.
Michael Lacey has also held various distinguished positions outside of the School of Mathematics. He has served as an editor at the American Mathematical Society between 2005 and 2011. Previously, he served as the editor of the Journal of Geometric Analysis.