Reinhart Ahlrichs (16 January 1940 – 12 October 2016) was a German theoretical chemist.
Ahlrichs was born on the 16 January 1940 in Göttingen. He studied Physics at the University of Göttingen (Diplom (M.Sc.) in 1965) and received his PhD in 1968 with W. A. Bingel. From 1968-69 he was assistant at Göttingen with Werner Kutzelnigg and from 1969-70 Postdoctoral Fellow with C. C. J. Roothaan at the University of Chicago.
His group developed the program TURBOMOLE.
- Liebig-Denkmuenze (2000) from the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
- Bunsen-Denkmuenze (2000) from Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft
- International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (since 1992)
- Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften (since 1991)