I.D. Magazine Student Design Review, 2008. Honorable Mention, Jabberstamp.
Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2008.
Robots at Play, 2007. Most playful robotic system, Topobo.
Web 2.0 Award. 2007. Honorable Mention, "Fun Stuff," Fuzzmail.
LEGO Fellow, 2005-2006. Fellowship for Research in educational technologies at the MIT Media Lab.
Director’s Grant. 2005. MIT Office of the Arts grant to produce Applause video installation for the Boston Cyberarts Festival.
iCampus grant. 2005. Grant award from Microsoft Corp. for design, community outreach and education research with Topobo.
ARS Electronica 2004, Honorable Mention, Interactive Art. Topobo.
Design of Interactive Systems Interactive Design Awards. 2004 Honorable mention, Topobo.
I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, 2004. Design Distinction, Student Work, Topobo.
LEGO Fellow, 2003-2004. Fellowship for Research at the MIT Media Lab.
MIT Media Lab, 2002-2003. Fellowship for Research Assistantship with the Tangible Media Group.
I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, 1999. Design Distinction, Consumer Products, ZOOB toys.
National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. 1998. ZOOB Toys.
Family Fun finalist.1998. ZOOB Toys.
Parent’s Choice Honors. 1997. ZOOB Toys.
Dr. Toy. 1997. 10 Best Toys of the year. ZOOB Toys.
University of California at Santa Barbara. 1992. Merit Scholarship.