Mr. Michael Lacey, fondly known to his friends as Mike is a respected Mathematician with a global reputation. Michael Lacey is the current president of Gbu Soda Ash and North America Zone. He also serves as the director of the Derivatives North America. His current position involves the development, articulation, and implementation of Solvay Chemicals strategic growth plan.
Michael Lacey is a former president of Solvay Solexis. Before joining North America, he worked as the executive vice-president, IT &Finance and as a Chief Financial officer at the same organization. Under his leadership, the company realized a turnover of over $3 billion. He was the lead in the project Conxia that led to the creation of a single worldwide-incorporated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Learn more about Michael Lacey: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=CVXnps0AAAAJ&hl=en and https://www.genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=62509
Prior to joining Solvay lectured at the Georgia technology faculty. Since joining the faculty in 1996, he engaged in various research projects earning him recognition from several entities and individuals. Simons and the Guggenheim Foundations are the some of the organizations that recognized Michael Lacey for his good work.
His services and skills have been very significant to training grants such as the MCTP and VIGRE awards where he served as the director of training.
These grants support many students through their studies from undergraduate level to postgraduate levels. Michael Lacey has also provided valuable advice to many students later joined most prestigious graduate programs.
Lacey trained Ph.D. students who excelled in their industry jobs and academics. He also has more than 10 post-doctorate students who have passed through his mentorship.
Early Life of Michael Thoreau Lacey
Michael Lacey was born on 26 September 1959. Lacey holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1987. His mathematic prowess came live in his thesis, which focused on solving iterated logarithm and Banach spaces probability.
His later works concentered on areas of harmonic analysis, and probability. Michael Lacey worked at Indiana University from 1989 up to 1996.His exceptional performance at the university earned him a Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Science Foundation.
Together with Christoph Thiele, they solved the conjecture subject brought forward by Alberto Calderon earning them the Salem Prize Award. Michael Lacey later became a member of the American Mathematical Society.