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Honorary Directors

Ryoji Noyori
1992 Professor, Nagoya University
1997 Dean, Graduate School of Sciense, Nagoya University
2000 Winner of the Order of Culture
2001 Winner of the Wolf Prize
2001 Winner of the Novel Prize in Chemistry
2002 Founding Director, Institute for Advanced Reserch, Nagoya University
2003 President of RIKEN
2004 Appointed University Professor, Nagoya University
Yuan Tseh LEE
1973 Professor, Chicago University
1974 Professor, University of California
1986 Winner of the National Medal of Science, U.S.A
1986 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
1994 President, Academia Sinica
2003 Honorary Doctorate, Nagoya University
2008 President-Elect, ICSU

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Hiroshi Amano
2014 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Graduate School of Engineering, Professor, Nagoya University
Invention of blue light-emitting diodes
Sumio Iijima
2009 Order of Culture
Distinguished Invited Professor, Nagoya University
Discovery of carbon nano-tubes
Tsuneko Okazaki
2015 Order of Cultural Merit
Nagoya University Emeritus Professor
Discovery of Okazaki fragments
Yoshihito Kishi
2001 Order of Cultural Merit
University Professor, Nagoya University
Total synthesis of complex natural products
Makoto Kobayashi
2008 Winner of the Nobel Prise in Physics
University Professor, Nagoya University
Discovery of the Kobayashi-Maskawa theory
Takao Kondo
2019 Order of Cultural Merit
University Professor, Nagoya University
Elucidation of biological clock mechanism
Shoichi Sato
2002 The Japan Academy Prize
Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University
Creation of the science of textual configuration profile
Kazuo Shinozaki
2016 Person of Cultural Merit
University Professor, Nagoya University
Study on molecular mechanisms of stress response in plants
Masahiro Sugiura
2009 Order of Cultural Merit
University Professor, Nagoya University
Determining the DNA sequence of the tobacco chloroplast genome
* photographed by Nariaki Onishi
Masatoshi Takeichi
2004 Order of Cultural Merit
University Professor, Nagoya University
Discovery of cadherins, the molecular basis governing cellular adhesion
Ryoji Noyori
2001 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
University Professor, Nagoya University
Establishment of chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions
Toshihide Maskawa
2008 Winner of the Nobel Prise in Physics
University Professor, Nagoya University
Discovery of the Kobayashi-Maskawa theory
Hiroshi Mizuta
1998 Member of the Japan Academy
Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University
Establishment of the framework for the study of social thought