Henry Linschitz was a professor of chemistry emeritus at Brandeis University who worked on the Manhattan Project. He joined the Brandeis faculty in the Chemistry Department in 1957 until his retirement in 1989. An expert on solar energy and photochemistry, Linschitz was a consultant to Eastman Kodak for many years. He was a visiting scientist, professor, and fellow at many institutions and served on many government panels and committees. Like many veterans of the Manhattan Project, Linschitz was active in antinuclear and peace movements, and in 1982, he helped found United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War.