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Dr. Nozaki won the IUPAC 2021 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

Posted: Feb. 12, 2021 Category: Announcement

Dr. Kyoko Nozaki (Professor of the University of Tokyo, Director of the Chemical Society of Japan) was selected as one of the 12 awardees for the IUPAC 2021 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. This award was established in 2011 to celebrate International Year of Chemistry, and the purpose is to acknowledge and promote the work of women in chemists/chemical engineers worldwide. This year marked 6th time from the establishment of this award, and we are proud to have five Japanese winners for this award in the past.
Dr. Yoshie Soma (Fellow of the Chemical Society of Japan) was selected in 2011, Dr. Kazue Kurihara (Tohoku University) in 2013, Dr. Maki Kawai (Institute for Molecular Science) in 2015, and Dr. Misako Aida (Hiroshima University) in 2017. Dr. Nozaki will be the 5th Japanese woman to receive this award.

In 2011, 23 women were selected in 2011, and 12 women were selected from 2013 to 2019.From Japan ,Dr. Yoshie Soma (Fellow of the Chemical Society of Japan) was selected in 2011, Dr. Kazue Kurihara (Tohoku University) in 2013, Dr. Maki Kawai (Institute for Molecular Science) in 2015, and Dr. Misako Aida (Hiroshima University) in 2017. Dr. Nozaki will be the 5th Japanese woman to receive this award.