Dr. Michael Lacey currently teaches at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he is a professor of Mathematics, a position he has held since 1996. Previously he had taught at Louisiana State University, the University of North Carolina, and Indiana University.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Michael Lacey has done extensive work in harmonic analysis, ergodic theory, and probability. He was awarded, along with Christoph Thiele, the Prix Salem, a prize that is funded by the Institute of Advanced Study, and Princeton University. Other awards he has received include being named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, named as a Guggenheim Fellow, and a NSF Postdoctoral Fellow.
Michael Lacey has had visiting or short term teaching positions at the University of Minnesota, Helsinki University, the Centre for Advanced Study in Oslo, Norway, the University of Crete in Greece, and the University of British Columbia. While at Georgia Tech he has been a frequent mentor to undergraduate students, for which he received the NSF-ADVANCE Mentoring Award.
Dr. Lacey teaches courses in Harmonic Analysis, Linear Algebra, Calculus 1,2, and 3, Honors Vector Calculus, Complex Analysis, and Honors Probability and Statistics. He has served on several committees and in positions that include Senior Promotion and Tenure, Search Committee for Chair of School of Mathematics, Hiring Committee, Faculty Advisory Committee, Director of Undergraduate Education, College of Science Diversity Committee, and was a faculty advisor to the American Mathematical Society Student Chapter.
Dr. Lacey has lectured and given seminars at colleges and universities that include the University of California at Los Angles, Georgia Southern University, Texas A & M University, Vanderbilt University, Paesky Summer School in the Czech Republic, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Yale University, and the University of South Carolina. Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey and https://twitter.com/Michael_Lacey1
He has authored or co-authored papers on the subjects of quadratic theorems, exponential orlicz spaces, duality assumption, and the valued vector-valued fourier series.
Dr. Lacey has also received grants from the University of Missouri at Columbia, the University of Georgia in Athens, and the Australian Research Council.