Mathematician Michael Lacey’s academic journey

If you think mathematics is a tough subject, think again. Here is a man with a math doctorate, that may not be something of ‘wonder’ for you, but for some of us, well, no words.

His name was Michael Thoreau Lacey, a renowned American Mathematician born on September 26th, 1959. In the year 1987, Lacey received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied under Walter Philipp.

Michael is well known for his contributions on mathematics branch, Probability. In fact, it was his primary area of research during his degree thesis during his university days. To be specific, Michael dealt with Banach spaces which is more of functional analysis of a vector with its norm defined.

Through his incredible ability to solve mathematical problems, Michael contributed to definition and formulation of the law of the iterated logarithm, which is a commonly used law in solving probability problems.

Through this law of probability, Michael made it easy for learners to describe the impact (magnitude) of a stochastic object (some random steps such as integers found along the number line). Michael helped solve the problem that involved such random walks as well as characteristics functions.

After his university days, Michael shifted his study top include probability, the study of dynamical systems and related problems and harmonic analysis (his personal best). To quench your curiosity, harmonic analysis is a branch of mathematics that deals with study and representation of related sets (functions) in the form of simple waves with little of Fourier analysis spicing.

Michael also joined the Louisiana State University as well as the University of North Carolina based in Chapel Hill for his postdoctoral responsibilities and to prove his mathematics understanding for the doubting Thomases.

During his period at the University of North Carolina, Michael together with his mentor Walter Philipp made an instrumental discovery that helped to shape Probability theory. They performed a next-to-perfect central limit theorem (CLT). Read more: Michael Lacey | Wikipedia

After this epic breakthrough, Michael worked at Indiana University from the year 1989 to 1996 where he was honored with a Postdoctoral Fellowship by National Science Foundation.

At around the same time, Mr. Lacey continued with his phenomenal mathematical experiments and this time around, and he shifted his focus to signal processing through the Hilbert transform.

In 1996, Michael and Christoph Thiele solved various problems related with Hilbert transform, an act that earned them Salem Prize which is an award named after a Greek Mathematician Raphael Salem, and it is given out annually to mathematicians who demonstrated outstanding work in Salem’s areas of interests which include Fourier series. Other awards included Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004.

Since then, Michael has been serving as the Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined American Mathematical Society as a fellow in 2012.

 

Daniel Taub Resigns from Ambassador Position

The trade between the United Kingdom and Israel has doubled in the last four years. According to several sources, the business has doubled in the tenure of Daniel Taub, the current Israeli ambassador. However, reports indicate that David will be resigning from this position this coming summer. The Israel Embassy based in the UK has also announced this shocking news.

Based on a report by the Israel Embassy, Ambassador Daniel Taub has done his job perfectly since his nomination to the position four years ago. According to the statement, the trade in the two countries has doubled something that has not been happening in the past. Read more: Daniel Taub | Wikipedia and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn

The two nations have also registered a growth in the business, academic and cultural links. The progress shows that David has done his job perfectly.

In an interview that was conducted last month, Sjid Javid, the current British Secretary of State for Innovation, Business and Skills said that the trade between the two nations was already in the golden era. Sjid said that more than three hundred businesses in Israel were already in the process of setting up their operations in the United Kingdom.

Daniel Taub was born in the United Kingdom. After completing his education, he ventured into the corporate world where he worked for several years.

Unlike most people, the ambassador was dedicated in his work, and this saw him climb the ladder in different companies to become a prominent figure in the United Kingdom. Taub was elected to become the Israel ambassador in the year 2011. At first, he was working as a peace negotiator.

He also went to the northern part of Ireland where he tried his best to change the harsh situation in the region. Although Daniel Taub has announced his resignation plans, the two countries have not yet discussed the individual who will be succeeding him.

Daniel Taub has done a lot while working as an Israel diplomat. Taub is a trained international lawyer, and this is why he has done well in the international forums.

The businessman has also written several publications concerning the Middle East and Israel. Some of his publications can be found in respected magazines and newspapers in the world.

His political perspective and humor is loved by many people from all over the world. Daniel’s educational background has played a key role in his successful career. His parents enrolled him to some of the best schools in the world.

Learn more about Daniel Taub:

http://www.daniel-taub.com/ and http://www.daniel-taub.co.il/

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