Michael Lacey is a Mathematician, a Lecturer and a Devoted Mentor

Michael T. Lacey is a Professor of Mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a position he has served in since 1996. He was born on September 26th, 1959. Michael holds a PhD in the field of Mathematics.


He attended the University of Texas in Austin, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. Michael Lacey received his PhD at the University of Illinois in Urbana – Champaign. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of probability, ergodic theory, and harmonic analysis. He was fortunate to have worked alongside Walter Phillipp, a renowned scholar and mathematician. Michael wrote on the topic of probability in banach spaces as his thesis.


Michael Lacey has written and collaborated on numerous published research papers. Many of them have been with the support of the National Science Foundation and also the Simons Foundation. Additional support comes from the Salem Prize and Guggenheim Foundation. These are among many of the well known institutes that give their support to further mathematical advancements and research.


Michael is a faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Many of the students of mathematics receive the benefits of numerous training grants that are awarded to the school. These include the VIGRE and MCTP grants. Michael oversees the implementation of the training grants for Georgia Tech.


Michael Lacey mentors many of the students at the school, ranging from the undergraduate level and up to the post doctorate level. He is a Fellow of the highly acclaimed American Mathematics Society. Michael has taught and lectured on the subject of Mathematics for many years, and he is considered to be one of the great mathematicians of his time.