Author of more than 75 research articles, 5 books, and 4 DVD courses.
Editor of Math Horizons magazine, published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), 2004-2008.
Polya Lecturer for the MAA, 2006-2008.
Winner of Beckenbach Book Prize from MAA, 2006.
Named "America's Best Math Whiz" by Readers Digest, 2005.
Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title, by American Library Assoc, 2004.
Past-Chair, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, 2002-2004.
Winner of National Teaching Award (Haimo Prize) from MAA, 2000.
Winner of the American Backgammon Tour, 1997.
TED Speaker 2005, 2009 and 2012. (Over 12 million views)
Selected as one of "America's Best 300 Professors" by Princeton Review, 2012.