Turkish-Japanese Science and Technology University
COUNCIL MEMBER

Prof. Dr. Ryoji NOYORİ

Prof. Dr. Ryoji NOYORİ

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

Education

19691970 : 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.

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)