The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
William S. Knowles, Ryoji Noyori, K. Barry Sharpless
William S. Knowles
Born: 1 June 1917, Taunton, MA, USA
Died: 13 June 2012, Chesterfield, MO, USA
Prize motivation: "for their work on chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions"
Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/4
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