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RYOJI NOYORI

RYOJI NOYORI

Japan

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Director-General of CRDS, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Distinguished Prefessor, Nagoya University RIKEN Fellow (Former President of RIKEN)

Ryoji Noyori is a 2001 Nobel laureate in chemistry for his development of chirally catalyzed hydrogenation reactions.

 

Education

1969–1970
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
1967
Dr. Eng., Kyoto University
1963
Master, Kyoto University
1961
Bachelor, Kyoto University

Appointments

2015–
Director, Science Museum, Japan Science Foundation
2015­–
Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS),   Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
2006–2008
Chair, Education Rebuilding Council
2005–2015
Chair, Science and Technology Council, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2003–2015
President, RIKEN (2015– RIKEN Fellow)
2003–
University Professor, Nagoya University
2002–2003
President, The Chemical Society of Japan
1997–1999
Dean, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
1972–2003
Professor, Nagoya University
1968–1972
Associate Professor, Nagoya University
1963–1968
Instructor, Kyoto University

Academy Memberships

Member of Japan Academy and Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Foreign member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences; National Academy of Sciences, USA; Russian Academy of Sciences; National Academy of Sciences, Korea; Royal Society, UK; Polish Academy of Sciences; Chinese Academy of Sciences. Honorary academician of Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Province of China.

 

Awards

2010
Lomonosov Large Gold Medal (Russian Academy of Sciences)
2001
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Sweden)
2001
Roger Adams Award (American Chemical Society)
2001
Wolf Prize in Chemistry (Israel)
2000
Order of Culture (Japanese Government)
1999
King Faisal International Prize for Science (Saudi Arabia)
1998
Person of Cultural Merit (Japanese Government)
1997
Arthur C. Cope Award (American Chemical Society)
1995
Japan Academy Prize
1993
Tetrahedron Prize (UK)
1993
Asahi Prize (Japan)
Institution

Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency.

K’s Gobancho, 7, Gobancho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102-0076, Japan.

 

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