Hokkaido University

Dr. Benjamin List, a Specially Appointed Professor at Hokkaido University, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry


October 11, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Benjamin List, a Professor of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung and a Specially Appointed Professor of Hokkaido University, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.


Dr. List has been working on the development of new chemical reactions using organocatalysts as a Principal Investigator at the Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD) at Hokkaido University since 2018, and he has also been a Specially Appointed Professor since May 2020.[MORE]


*Related links:

Watch video footage of inspiring words from Prof. List during our zoom conversation

Nobel Prize official announcement:https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2021/summary/

ICReDD's homepage:https://www.icredd.hokudai.ac.jp/

ICReDD's profile:https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/blog/chemical-reaction-design-and-discovery-credd-changes-society/