野依 良治 <br /> (1938-)<br /> 有機化学者。独立行政法人理学研究所理事長、名古屋大学特別教授。ルテニウム錯体触媒による不斉合成反応の研究が評価され、2001年にノーベル化学賞を受賞。
 

Biography





1961.3
B.S. Kyoto University 
1963.3
M. S. Graduate school of  Engineering,  Kyoto University
1963.4-1968.1
Assistant Professor, Kyoto University 
1968.2-1972.8
Associate Professor, Nagoya University 
1969.1-1970.3
Visiting researcher at Harvard University
1972.8.-1996.3
Professor, Nagoya University 
1997.1-1999.12
Dean at Faculty of Science, Nagoya University 
2000.4-2003.9.
Director, Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University
2001.4-2003.6
Special Adviser, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2002.4-2003.9
Director, Institute for Advanced Research ,Nagoya University
2002.12
Member of  the Japan Academy
200310-
Administrative Director, RIKEN
2003.10-2004.10
Professor, Nagoya University 
2004.10-
Distinguished Professor, Nagoya University

Award and Prize





1971
The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
1978
Matsunaga Prize
1982
Chunichi Culture Prize 
1985
The Chemical Society of Japan Award
1989
The Naito Foundation Research Prize (The Naito Science Foundation)
1989
The Centenary Medal (The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK) 
1989
The Fluka Prize (Fluka Chemie AG, Switzerland))
1990
The Toray Science & Technology Prize (The Toray Science Foundation)
1990
The Merck-Schuchardt Chair (BOSS, Belgium)
1991
The J. G. Kirkwood Award (The American Chemical Society・Yale University)
1993
The Asahi Prize (The Asahi Culture Foundation)
1993
The Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry (Pergamon Press, UK)
1994
The Keimei Life Science Prize (The Keimei Foundation)
1995
The Japan Academy Prize
1996
The Bonn Chemistry Award (University of Bonn・Pinguin Foundation, Germany)
1997
The Arthur C. Cope Award (The American Chemical Society)
1999
The King Faisal International Prize for Science (The King Faisal Foundation, Saudi Arabia)
2001
The Special Award, The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry
2001
The Wolf Prize in Chemistry (The Wolf Foundation, Israel)
2001
The Roger Adams Award in Organic Chemistry (The American Chemical Society)
2001
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (The Nobel Foundation, Sweden)
2002
The Luigi Sacconi Medal
2003
Gold Medal, Scientific Partnership Foundation, Russia
2006
Molecular Chirality Award, Molecular Chirality Research Organization
2006
The Amedeo Avogadro Gold Medal, The Italian Chemical Society)
2009
The Centenary Medal, The Royal Society of Canada)
2010
The Lomonosov Gold Medal, The Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
2010
The Sir Derek Barton Gold Medal, TheRoyal Society of Chemistry, UK
1998
Person of Cultural Merit
2000
The Order of Culture

Research and Achievements





  • Development of Chirally Catalyzed hydrogenation reactions
  • Development of BINAP
  • implementation of synthesis of menthol by utilizing asymmetric processes

References





 

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