Brand served as Program Chairman of the MAA Ohio Section, 1930-31, and Section Chairman, 1941-42. He was a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was awarded an honorary D.Sc. degree by the University of Cincinnati in 1956. Brand was deeply interested in natural history and he amassed an important collection of sea shells, numbering more than a quarter million specimens, that was on display for many years at the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History.
On his retirement from the University of Cincinnati in 1955 he was appointed M.D. Anderson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Houston.
Article by Charles Groetsch
University of Cincinnati