Michael Lacey was born on the twenty-sixth of September in the year 1959. He studied mathematics at the University of Texas where he attained an undergraduate degree in Mathematics in the year 1981.
His love for Mathematics propelled him to seek more education on the subject of Mathematics, and it is this love that has seen him grow to be one of the most respected mathematicians that we have in this world. He has earned various awards owing to his advancements in Mathematics. He currently works as a full-time professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Michael enrolled at the University of Illinois to pursue a doctorate in Mathematics. While he was at the university, he met Walter Phillip who helped him out with his studies.
One of the requirements that were expected of Michael while at the school was that he was to carry out a project where he would carry out tests on a specific area of mathematics and come up with a solution to a problem.
His chosen area of research was on probability, and he ended up solving a problem that dealt with harmonic analysis. To this day, Michael still has a great interest in his thesis and has carried out some work in the area to expand his knowledge and expertise.
Michael Lacey graduated from the University of Illinois in 1987, and he set out to work as an associate professor for many universities before finally landing on his feet at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
He worked as an associate professor at Louisiana State University, The University of North Carolina and The Indiana University.
In 1996, Michael Lacey joined the Georgia Institute of Technology as an associate professor where he worked for four years before being handed the post of full-time professor. His love for Mathematics continues to grow by the day.