Anette “Peko” Hosoi Named Associate Dean of Engineering

Published in MIT News on August 3, 2017

Mechanical engineering professor will help guide educational initiatives and strategy.

Anette “Peko” Hosoi has been named associate dean of MIT’s School of Engineering. Currently the associate department head in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Neil and Jane Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Hosoi has been at MIT since 1997 and a member of the faculty since 2002. She will begin her new role on Sept. 1, 2017. Vladimir Bulović, the Fariborz Maseeh (1990) Professor of Emerging Technology, serves as the school’s associate dean for innovation in the School of Engineering.

“I am thrilled that Peko has agreed to join the dean’s leadership team,”says Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of the School of Engineering. “She is a distinguished scholar and a real force in helping us understand how we can better educate our students. I am looking forward to working closely with her as our plans in the school begin to take shape.”

Hosoi will contribute to the school’s mission broadly, though she anticipates making the most contributions in educational initiatives and strategic planning and implementation...

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