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Dr Deborah Andrews

Job title: Associate Professor - Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7682

Deborah specialises in sustainable design and manufacture and their application in new and emerging business models, as well as human-centred and inclusive design.

Dr Michael A. Berthaume

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7564

Dr Berthaume is a lecturer in the Division of Mechanical Engineering and Design. He started his tenure at LSBU in the fall of 2019. Prior to LSBU, he was a research associate at Imperial College London, University of Durham, Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, and University of Hull. With degrees and research experience in both anthropology and engineering, his work has focused on the creation/establishment of the field of anthroengineering. He has hosted several symposia on the subject, and has established Berthaume Anthroengineering (BAE) labs at LSBU to develop the subject.

Ben Clarke

Job title: Lecturer in Engineering Product Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7609

Ben Clarke is a Lecturer in Engineering Product Design for the School of Engineering.

Alessio Corso

Job title: Course Director
Telephone: 020 7815 7104

Alessio has lectured in Higher Education since 2010 and has worked in industry as a Product Design Engineer, specialising in medical products.

Dr Mark Ellis

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7189

Mark joined London South Bank University in 2011 as Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.

Thomas Empson

Job title: Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7179

Thomas Empson is a Research Fellow in the Mechanical Engineering and Design division of the School of Engineering.

Andrew Forkes

Job title: Senior Lecturer Industrial Design / Course Director, BSc (Hons) Product Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7693

Andrew lectures in industrial design and works with students to foster a creative and professional attitude to an industry that is constantly evolving due to societal and technological change.

Prof. David Gawne

Job title: Professor of Engineering Materials
Telephone: 020 7815 7641

David is Professor of Engineering Materials and his research activities include surface engineering, polymers, ceramics and glass-based composites.

Dr Saurav Goel

Job title: Associate Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 7581

Dr. Goel is an Associate Professor in the Division of Mechanical Engineering and Design in the School of Engineering at LSBU

Dr Abas Hadawey

Job title: Course Director for MSc Mechanical Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7537

Dr Abas Hadawey is a senior lecturer in School of Engineering, with BSc, MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering.

Dr Jim Ingram

Job title: Senior Research Fellow
Telephone: 020 7815 7980

Dr. Jim Ingram graduated with a degree in Applied Chemistry from Brunel University in 1989. He then Joined the Explosion and Fire Research Group at London South Bank University and was awarded a PhD in the development of instrumentation for and investigation of residual fuel oil flammability hazards in ships bunker tanks in 1995. Subsequently he took a post as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow within the EFRG and has been involved in a number of projects both conducting research and producing safety guidance on behalf of a number of organisations.

Robin Jones

Job title: Head of Division - Mechanical Engineering and Design
Telephone: 020 7815 8213

Robin's interest is focused on the emergent multi-disciplinary practices in product design, centred on the user-centric design and the factors appertaining to product success.

Dr Ben Lishman

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Telephone: 020 7928 7532

Dr Ben Lishman teaches solid mechanics, finite element analysis, and engineering principles. As a researcher, he is interested in the material properties and solid mechanics of ice, in the Arctic and elsewhere.

Dr Shyamal Mondal

Job title: Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7175

Shymal has a background in automated system, followed by an MSc in Real Time System. He has many years of experience in NDT research projects. His research interests are in automated NDT, control systems and mechatronics. He teaches mechatronics and control across mechanical courses.

Prof. Marouan Nazha

Job title: Emeritus Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 7555

Marouan is an Emeritus Professor with an established research record and proven academic experience, having worked in three UK universities and been an external examiner to many others.

Susana Soares

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7621

Susana is a designer, researcher and lecturer. Her work often explores future technological implications for public engagement and awareness. This includes developing collaborative frameworks between design and other disciplines.

Ravee Sundararajan

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Advanced Vehicle Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7108

Ravee Sundararajan has a broad ranging teaching and research background and has worked on a variety of projects both in industry and academia. He is a Senior Lecturer in Mechanical and Advanced Vehicle Engineering programme.

Prof. Robert Tazer

Job title: Visiting Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 7162

Prof Robert Tozer is semi-retired as Director of Operational Intelligence (Data Centre consultants and trainers) and is Visiting Professor analysing the feasibility of an MSc in Data Centres at LSBU.

Barney Townsend

Job title: Senior Lecturer - BSc (Hons) Engineering Product Design
Telephone: 020 7815 7633

Barney Townsend's teaches on Design Methods, CAD, and Prototyping, and his research explores novel CAD interfaces and future applications for additive manufacturing technologies.

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