The world of mathematics has a few heroes, especially when it comes to teaching. Michael Lacey has dedicated the majority of his life to advancing mathematics in any way possible through both research and offering guidance to the next generation of mathematicians. Read more: Michael Lacey | GAtech and Michael Lacey | Wikipedia
After beginning his teaching career in 1987, Michael Lacey has made an incredible impact on his students both through his lessons and his mentoring work.
After graduating from high school, Michael Lacey began his college education in Austin, Texas at the University of Texas. He graduated with a bachelors in mathematics in the year 1981 before attending the University of Illinois to pursue an even further education.
While at Urbana, Illinois, Michael Lacey worked with Walter Philipp as his advisor. The two continued working together to complete research after Michael Lacey earned his Ph.D. in 1987.
Michael Lacey began his career in education at Louisiana State University where he was given the position of Assistant Professor in 1987. In 1989, he moved on from his position in Baton Rouge to join the staff at the University of North Carolina.
After leaving the University of North Carolina in 1989, he began working in a position at Indiana University that lasted until 1996. Learn more about Michael Lacey: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=CVXnps0AAAAJ&hl=en and https://mathalliance.org/mentor/michael-lacey/
Michael Lacey is currently a Full Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He began at Georgia Tech as an associate professor in 1996. After proving his proficiency in the position, Michael Lacey became tenured just 2 years later. He gained his position as Full Professor in 2001.