Michael Lacey has worked as a math professor at Georgia Institute of Technology since 1996. Former students have praised Lacey for his teaching skills and his impact on their academic performance at the university. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://nyjm.albany.edu/j/2017/23-8.html and https://arxiv.org/a/lacey_m_1.html
One former student indicated that he performs better in other courses because of the skills he obtained from Dr. Lacey’s course. Additionally, one former student complimented Lacey for his approach to relating to his students and said the professor can consider an additional career in music as a rap artist.
Lacey has worked as a leader in the field of mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology in various capacities. As a mentor, Michael Lacey has assisted both undergraduate students and graduate students at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Additionally, he has provided opportunities for graduates to work with him in postdoctoral positions. Undergraduate students have received guidance from Lacey which resulted in their acceptance to prestigious graduate programs.
His thesis on probability resulted in Michael Lacey receiving his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign. Lacey is proficient in the field of pure mathematics.
After he received his PhD, Michael Lacey held postdoctoral positions at Louisiana State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, Lacey received a National Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Since he began his teaching role at Georgia Institute of Technology, Lacey has received multiple awards and written numerous research papers. Michael Lacey obtained support for his research from various research foundations and mathematical institutes.
Organizations such as the National Science Foundation and Guggenheim Foundation have financed Lacey’s research. The American Mathematical Society named Michael Lacey a Fellow in 2012.