BBC Breakfast

30 March 2011 Last updated at 12:34 BST

If you are in a band and are sick of lugging around your drum kit, then what about lightening your load and investing in a pair of “drum jeans”?

The idea was dreamt up by 17-year-old Aseem Mishra, who won a Young Engineer of the Year award for his idea.

He told BBC Breakfast that his jeans are only a prototype.

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Media Recognition
Appeared live on BBC Breakfast (http://goo.gl/Lpe8Z1)
Demonstrated my Drum Trousers live on international television on the 30th March 2011
Represented the UK at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair– Los Angeles, 2011
I was chosen to represent the United Kingdom at the International Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles for my Drum Trousers.

Awards

  • Young Engineer of Britain: Junior Age group 12-16 (National), Manchester 2009-2010
    I designed and engineered an electronic Drum Lights for which I was the overall winner of the prestigious Young Engineer of Britain award
  • National Science and Engineering Competition (National) 2009-2010
    Runner up in the National Science and Engineering Competition

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  • EDT National Composites and Smart Materials Award-Nov 2011 Drum Trousers
  • Young Engineer of Britain: Senior age group 16-19 (National), London, 2010-2011
    I designed and engineered an electronic product (Drum Trousers) for which I was the overall winner of the prestigious Young Engineer of Britain Award