As of Spring 2008, was teaching MultiVI? and was awesome. Apparently he will no longer be here after Spring 2008, which is sad.
"This is audience participation - like the Rocky Horror Picture Show...except there is no underwear run because then I would get fired."
"No, you can't do an eigenvalue!"
"This is much easier than watching me write abcd and doing algebra like a monkey."
"When in doubt, pull it out." (later) "Before we whip anything out..." (BawMahNow!)
"Wow, you're hot today!"
(Starting class) "The definition on the board is wrong; your lecture will be sent via e-mail. Class dismissed."
(Using the squeeze theorem) "I'm thinking of a number between zero and zero, can you guess what it is?"
(In a bar when asked about his name)
SomeBody: "That's really hard to pronounce. I'm going to call you sun dried tomatoes."