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Rolls-Royce Student Mini-Lecture Competition, RAeS Toulouse Branch

Join the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Toulouse Branch on Tuesday 20 February for their annual student lecture competition.

The event will comprise of three 20 minute Lectures by Students from ENSAT, ENAC & ENSEEIHT followed by “On the Role and challenges of CFD in Turbomachinery. Why Turbulence?” presented by Raul VALEZQUEZ, Rolls-Royce Senior Specialist – Engineering Fellow in Aerodynamics.

The event starts at 18:00 and will take place in the Symposium Room, B01 Airbus SAS/Campus 1, Blagnac.

The competition aims to encourage people to join the industry and help them continue to develop their professional skills. This is an annual event to enable university students near Toulouse whose native language is NOT English to improve their confidence and presentation skills by giving 20 minute lectures in English on any aeronautical or aerospace related subject.

Joseph Shea, Directeur du Centre des Sciences Humaines at INSA-Toulouse has kindly selected the following 3 finalists from applicants when they gave presentations at their universities in the Toulouse area:

  • Anthony GALINIER (INSA) – Trip to Mars
  • Thibaut CALLEA (ENAC) – Electricity in Aviation
  • Youssef AGOUZOUL (ENSEEIHT) – Caloducs Technology

Following the competition, Raul Valezquez, Rolls-Royce, Rolls-Royce Senior Specialist – Engineering Fellow in Aerodynamics will then present his lecture “On the Role and challenges of CFD in Turbomachinery. Why Turbulence?” while the judges make their final decision.

The Mini-Lecture Competitors will then be presented with their trophies by Raul Valezquez. For the winner a Rolls-Royce large Fan Blade Trophy to be retained for a year. All three finalists receive gifts from Rolls-Royce, plus €100 and an offer of a return airfare to London paid by the RAeS Toulouse Branch primarily to visit the RAeS headquarters or Rolls-Royce, or attend an RAeS event. Finalists have recently travelled to Derby where a previous Rolls-Royce speaker Ian Rainbow arranged for a recent Rolls-Royce recruit showed them around the Rolls-Royce facility.

This is a fantastic opportunity to support and meet young aeronautical engineers in the Toulouse area.


How to book

If you would like to attend, due to limited spaces available and security requirements, pre-booking is essential and only those with confirmed bookings will gain access to the event. Please register via:

If you are unable to register online, please email and state if you require a temporary Airbus pass.

For attendees under 18 years old, Airbus requires information on an Airbus form giving their Name and Date of Birth together with the name of the Airbus employee who will always accompany them during their time in Airbus to visit the Symposium room. Please download this form from or request one from and return to the same email address.

For details of other RAeS Branch student lecture competitions, please visit 

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