Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Eric S. Hintz

Eric S. Hintz is a historian with the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Eric develops exhibitions and public programming; coordinates the Center’s fellowship and grant programs; and assists in the collection of historically significant artifacts and documents.

Meet the Athletes Who Became Champion Inventors

Frustrated on the sporting field, they became “user innovators” when they used their ingenuity to improve the game