Reinhart Ahlrichs was born on January 16, 1940, in Göttingen and died on October 12, 2016.
He was a German theoretical chemist.
Reinhart Ahlrichs studied Physics at the University of Göttingen (Diplom (M.Sc.) in 1965.
He received his PhD in 1968 with W. A. Bingel.
Since 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.
Following his period as an assistant from 1970-75 in Karlsruhe he has been Professor of Theoretical chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe since 1975.
Reinhart Ahlrichs also heads a research group at the INT.
Ahlrichs’ group developed the program TURBOMOLE.
Reinhart Ahlrichs passed away at 76 years old.