Dr. Michael Lacey is an American mathematician who received his Ph.D. in 1987 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His thesis topic was in the area of probability. After completing his doctoral program, he went to Louisiana State University.

He also spent time at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It was at UNC where he worked with Walter Philipp. Together they worked on proving the central limit theorem.

In 1989, Dr. Lacey joined the mathematics department of Indiana University. It was here that he was awarded the Nation Science Foundation Fellowship. While under this fellowship, his area of study was of the bilinear Hilbert transform. It was this work that lead Lacey to be awarded the Salem Prize in 1996.

At the present time, Dr. Lacey is a member of the facility of Georgia Institute of Technology. In 2004, Lacey was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2012, he became a member of the prestigious Fellow American Mathematical Society.

While continuing to pursue his own interests in pursuing his own mathematical interests, he spends time mentoring his students. He has held the position of the director of training grants at Georgia Institute of Technology. Read more: Michael Lacey |Math Alliance and Michael Lacey | Wikipedia

These grants have helped many students to achieve their academic goals. He has mentored many students who have become successful in their own pursuits.

He has helped undergrad students get into grad programs. His grad students have gone on to find careers in the mathematical and industrial fields. He continues to seek students to mentor.

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