Mechanical and Design

Join LSBSU’s Mechanical & Design Society!


  • Mechanical and Design Student Memberships£3.00
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A great opportunity to have fun, socialise and make new friends with a whole host of students from all years and disciplines.

Aimed at individuals with a keen interest in Mechanical Engineering, and/or any form of Design. However, students from any discipline are free to join and become involved!

We hope to offer a variety of activities and events throughout the academic year, these will include:

  • Guest Speakers - Inc. Recent Graduates/Alumni, Employers, Institutions (I.e. IMechE, IED, ICE)
  • Student Presentations - Any projects, ideas or knowledge worth sharing?
  • Graduate Employment Presentations/Workshops – I.e. CV’s, SJT’s, Video/Telephone Interviews, Assessment Centres
  • Academic Advice/Support
  • Networking Events
  • Group/Social Activities Inc. Paint Balling!
  • Field Trips Inc. Vaxhaull Motors Ltd Van Manufacturing Plant

With our members being from several disciplines, we hope to share exciting skills, expertise and knowledge between one another.  

We are looking for suggestions from members towards our future events. If you have any ideas and/or want to get involved, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! 

Your £3.00 membership contribution will go towards fun and interesting events and activities. We hope to see you at the next one!


Current Members:

  • Sam Windass - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering (Society President)
  • Christian Freer - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering (Society Treasury)
  • Giorgia Carol Varriale - FT BA Digital Design (Society Secretary)
  • Pedro Martinez Sedano - PT BEng Mechanical Engineering 
  • Christopher Curtis - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Tharran Sukumar - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Jonathan Danso - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Abbas Dakhel - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Marcel Klein - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Adam Mnin - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Mohsin Ali - FT BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • Eloise Harris - FT BA Drama & Performance
  • Jude Litton - FT BA Film Studies

       Academic Lead: Naveed Hussain - Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Social Event: Paint Balling in Effingham

Social Event: Elephant Pub before Cycling Night Lecture - Speed, Inventiveness, Comfort @ Bldg Centre

Field Trip: Vaxhall Motors Ltd - Van Manufacturing/Assembly Plant in Luton


Good Design?


London Underground Map – 1908                                        Harry Beck (1933) – London Transport Map Design  


Shigeru Miyamoto (1981/2017)Mario


Philippe Starck (1990) - Juicy Salif


M. C. Escher (1965)Knots


Leonardo Davinci (1488)Flying Machines/Wing Design


Wright Flyer – 1903


Super Marine Spitfire (Fighter Aircraft) – R.J. Mitchell 1938

AirBus A330 neo & A350 XWB - 2017

Mike Stefanini (2017) Brand Mixup


Bad Design?

Tacoma Narrows Bridge - 1940

Swaying Millennium Bridge – 2000

Strata Tower (Elephant & Castle) – Brookfield Europe (2010)

Westminster Bridge – 1738


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