Pitt professor’s inventions recognized by Smithsonian, patent office

Rory Cooper | Via Trib Live | May 21, 2019

Babe Ruth. Honus Wagner. Thomas Edison?

When it comes to collectible trading cards, inventors are not usually the first thing that comes to mind.


But Rory Cooper, director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh, was recognized Saturday by the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with his own trading card… Continue reading.