David Buchsbaum, Faculty, of Newton, Massachusetts, on Jan. 8, 2021. He joined the Brandeis faculty in 1961 and became the Berenson Professor of Mathematics; he was also an American Academy of Arts and Sciences fellow; a lover of language, music, art and literature; a Google-like source of information (before Google); and a dedicated family man. Survived by wife Betty, GSAS PhD’75; three daughters, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Michael Henchman, Faculty, of Concord, Massachusetts, on May 20. Born in London, he joined the Brandeis chemistry faculty in 1966, researching chemical reaction dynamics, producing work that advanced understanding of how species react and the chemistry of interstellar space, and developing popular interdisciplinary courses on science and art. Survived by wife Katrina, two children, two stepchildren, a grandchild and four stepgrandchildren.

Hermann F. Wellenstein, Faculty, of Newtonville, Massachusetts, on Jan. 7, 2019. An emeritus professor of physics who came to Brandeis in 1973, he used his expertise as an atomic molecular physicist to help design, build and test the muon detector for the ATLAS system at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. Survived by two sons.