Anette (Peko) Hosoi, Associate Dean of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is jointly appointed on the Mathematics Department since 2010. She received her PhD in physics from the University of Chicago in 1997. She first came to MIT as an Applied Mathematics Instructor from 1998-2000, and joined the Mechanical Engineering faculty in 2002.
Professor Hosoi is specialist in free surface flows, surface tension, and complex fluids fluid dynamics. From 2004-06 she was appointed the Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization. In 2005 she received the Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Distinguished Teaching, and in 2006 the School of Engineering Junior Bose Award for Education. In 2010 she was selected by MIT to be a MacVicar Fellow and in 2012 she became a fellow of APS.