The Hosoi Group @ MIT

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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

Deflategate Amicus Brief

Football meets the Ideal Gas Law. | Full Text of Amicus Brief | Huffington Post | CBS Boston |

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secret of the Slime

More great videos from KQED Science (this one featuring Brian’s RoboSnail!)

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

The fantastic fur of sea otters

Informative (and ridiculously cute) video on sea otter fur by Deep Look on KQED Science.

January 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

SEALing in Air

Alice’s bio-inspired wetsuits on inhabitat and  pop sci. (Image by Felice Frankel.)

January 19, 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

On digging

Hosoi & Goldman. “Beneath Our Feet: Strategies for Locomotion in Granular Media.” Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 47: 431-453. (Volume publication date January 2015). First published online as a … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment