The Hosoi Group @ MIT

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Recently, like so may others, we have been turning our efforts to COVID-19. This work has been done as a part of the IDSS-ISOLAT effort which posts updates on our … Continue reading

July 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Self-sealing pumps

Liang, Alvarado, Iagnemma, & Hosoi. “Dynamic sealing using magnetorheological fluids.” Phys. Rev. Applied 10, 064049 (2018)

January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Home Run Rates in MLB

“Report of the committee Studying Home Run Rates in MLB.” Chaired by Alan Nathan. (Peko chaired the sub-group on ball carry — see the full report for fun data on … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Slender swimmers

A. J. Wiens and A. E. Hosoi. “Self-similar kinematics among efficient slender swimmers.” J. Fluid Mech. 840, 106-130 (2018).

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Skill and luck in fantasy sports

Daniel Getty, Hao Li, Masayuki Yano, Charles Gao, A. E. Hosoi. “Luck and the Law: Quantifying Chance in Fantasy Sports and Other Contests. ” SIAM Review 60 No. 4, 869-887 … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Drinking bats

Alice Nasto, P.-T. Brun, and A. E. Hosoi.  “Viscous entrainment on hairy surfaces.” PR Fluids 3 024002 (2018).

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hairy on the inside

José Alvarado, Jean Comtet, Emmanuel de Langre and A. E. Hosoi. “Nonlinear flow response of soft hair beds.” Nature Physics (2017).

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment


Jean Comtet, Kaare H. Jensen, Robert Turgeon, Abraham D. Stroock & A. E. Hosoi. “Passive phloem loading and long-distance transport in a synthetic tree-on-a-chip.” Nature Plants 3, Article number: 17032 (2017) … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hairy wetsuits

Alice Nasto, Marianne Regli, P.-T. Brun, José Alvarado, Christophe Clanet, and A. E. Hosoi. “Air entrainment in hairy surfaces.” Phys. Rev. Fluids 1, 033905 – Published 29 July 2016. | DOI | pdf |

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Failure of soft seals

B. Druecke, E. B. Dussan V., N. Wicks and A. E. Hosoi. “Large elastic deformation as a mechanism for soft seal leakage.” J. Appl. Phys. 117, 104511 (2015) | pdf … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment