Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
William S. Knowles, Ryoji Noyori, K. Barry Sharpless

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Ryoji Noyori - Facts

Ryoji Noyori

Ryoji Noyori

Born: 3 September 1938, Kobe, Japan

Affiliation at the time of the award: Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Prize motivation: "for their work on chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions"

Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry

Prize share: 1/4

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