Charles Rolls and Henry Royce Purdue Memorial Lecture Series
The Charles Rolls and Henry Royce Purdue Memorial Lecture Series is presented by Rolls-Royce and Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics. This series began in 2002 and brings to campus speakers from the aviation and aerospace industries to inspire students who are considering careers in these fields.
Rolls-Royce has a long heritage and connection with the aviation industry and is proud to have a partnership with Purdue University that represents a strong collaborative relationship. This lecture series provides an opportunity to showcase the capabilities and strengths of a world-class research facility while allowing Purdue students to meet and listen to top executives from the aviation and aerospace industries.
CEO, Reaction Engines
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Date: Oct. 26, 2023
Location: Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom
Guest speaker Mark Thomas has been CEO of Reaction Engines since 2015. He is leading development of advanced aerospace propulsion systems for hypersonic and next-generation space access systems, pioneering new markets, and building an applied technologies business with a strong sustainability focus.