Hitoshi Nozaki

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Hitoshi Nozaki
野崎 一
Born 1922
Okayama, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Citizenship Japan
Alma mater Kyoto Imperial University
Known for Nozaki–Hiyama–Kishi reaction
Awards Japan Academy Prize (1986)
Order of the Sacred Treasure (1992)
Scientific career
Fields Organic chemistry
Institutions Kyoto University
Okayama University of Science
Doctoral students Ryoji Noyori
Tamejiro Hiyama
Other notable students Yoshito Kishi

Hitoshi Nozaki (野崎 一, Nozaki Hitoshi, born 1922), is a Japanese chemist specializing in the field of organic chemistry, known as the head of Japanese organic chemistry research and one of discoverer of Nozaki–Hiyama–Kishi reaction. He is now Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University.[1]


Nozaki was born in Okayama, Japan, on 1922. He received his BS and PhD degree, respectively, from the Kyoto Imperial University.[2]


In Japan, Hitoshi Nozaki has been leading the organic chemistry academic circles in the period of Japanese post-war economic miracle.

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  1. ^ Tamejiro Hiyama, Organofluorine Compounds: Chemistry and Applications. NY: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2000.
  2. ^ 野崎一(のざき ひとし)とは - コトバンク
  3. ^ ノーベル賞日本人受賞者7人の偉業【野依 良治】

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