Michael Lacey

Michael Lacey, born on September 26, 1959, is an American mathematician who got his Ph.D., working on the probability of Banach spaces, under the guidance of Walter Philipp at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987. Learn more about Michael Lacey: https://mathalliance.org/mentor/michael-lacey/

Work Experience.

After his postdoc, Michael worked at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Walter Philipp and made it possible to provide evidence of the almost certain central limit theorem. Later on, he Worked at Louisiana State University.

Lacey worked at Indiana University from 1989 to 1996 before he joined Georgia Institute of Technology in 1996, where he still works.

Achievements and Awards.

Lacey received the National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship when he was at Indiana University and studied the Hilbert transform. He received the Salem Prize because of his work on solving the Hilbert transform in 1996. Read more: Michael Lacey | Wikipedia

Lacey was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship award in 2004, and he joined the American Mathematician Society in 2012.

Michael has been the director of training grants for the MCTP and VIGRE awards from the NSF, which has been able to support several undergraduates, postdocs, and graduate students.

He has been a mentor to plenty of undergraduates who have gone on to do graduate programs, and his Ph.D. students have worked in the academic and industry jobs. Michael has mentored more than ten postdocs.

Research Interests.

Michael researched on Harmonic Analysis and also Probability. He has done several research papers which have been supported by the National Science Foundation and have been received by the Fulbright Foundation, the Simons Foundation, Salem Prize and several other mathematical research institutes.

Michael specializes in pure mathematics, and some of his recent research paper publications include:

Lp bounds for the bilinear Hilbert transform Annals Math 146 (1997).

On Bilinear Littlewood Paley Square Functions. Publicacions Mat. 40 (1996).

On central limit theorem, modulus of continuity and Diophantine type for irrational rotations. J. D’Analyse 61 (1993).

The Solution of the Kato Problem in the case of Gaussian Heat Kernel Bounds (Annals of Math. 156 (2002))

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