Nowhere near the brilliance he is, actually. I've never met a guy who could actually recite Pi to its hundredth place - in improvised song no less.
Oh, don't feel too bad, it wasn't your fault that the Vortex caught him, not you. And from how I hear it, he's been being VERY productive. Our prof sent me an email the other day, telling me, practically lauding the work he's been doing in the Robotics class.
In any case, if you need anything - and I do mean the both of you - just let me know.