Awards & Winners

Ry?ji Noyori

Date of Birth 03-September-1938
Place of Birth Ashiya
(Japan, Hyōgo Prefecture, Kansai region)
Nationality Japan
Profession Chemist
Ryōji Noyori is a Japanese chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001. Noyori shared half of the prize with William S. Knowles for the study of chirally catalyzed hydrogenations; the second half of the Prize went to K. Barry Sharpless for his study in chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions.

Awards by Ry?ji Noyori

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Wolf Prize in Chemistry
(for their pioneering, creative and crucial work in developing asymmetric catalysis for the synthesis of chiral molecules, greatly increasing mankind's ability to create new products of fundamental and practical importance.)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(for their work on chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions)