Publications

Journal Articles and Book Chapters  [Google Scholar Citations]

  • Carrano, A.L. (2017) Selected on-demand medical applications of 3D-printing for long-duration manned space missions. In N.F. Six and G. Karr (Eds), Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship Program.  NASA/TM-2017-218234. pp: 52-61. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • Elliott*, O., Gray*, S., McClay*, M., Nassief*, B., Nunnelley*, A., Vogt*, E., Ekong*, J., Kardel*, K., Khoshkhoo*, A., Proano*, G., Blersch, D.M., and Carrano, A.L. (2017). Design and manufacturing of high surface area 3D-printed media for moving bed bioreactors for wastewater treatment. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. Issue 160. Pages: 144-156.
  • Kardel*, K., Ghaednia*, H., Carrano, A.L., and Marghitu, D.B. (2017). Experimental and theoretical modeling of the behavior of 3D-printed polymers under collision with a rigid rod.  Additive Manufacturing. 14(2017):87-94. doi: 10.1016/j.addma.2017.01.004.
  • Blersch, D.M., Kardel*, K., Carrano, A.L., and Kaur*, K. (2017). Customized 3D-printed surface topography governs species attachment preferences in a fresh water periphyton community. Algal Research. 21(2017) 52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.algal.2016.10.027.  Impact Factor=5.303.
  • Roy, D., Carrano, A.L., Pazour, J.A., Gupta*, A. (2016). Cost-effective pallet management strategies. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 93(2016):358-371. doi: 10.1016/j.tre.2016.06.005. Impact Factor= 3.319.
  • Marshall, M.M., Carrano, A.L., Dannels, W. (2016) Adapting experiential learning to develop problem solving skills in deaf and hard of hearing engineering students. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 2016:1-13. doi:10.1093/deafed/enw050. Impact Factor=1.917.
  • Tornese*, F., Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K., Pazour, J.A., Roy, D. (2016) Carbon footprint analysis of pallet remanufacturing. Journal of Cleaner Production. 126(2016):630-642. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.009. Impact Factor=5.315.
  • Carrano, A.L., Pazour, J.A., Roy, D., Thorn, B.K. (2015). Selection of pallet management strategies based on carbon-equivalent emissions impact. International Journal of Production Economics. Volume 164: 258-270. doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2014.09.037. Impact Factor=3.548.
  • Kardel*, K. Carrano, A.L. Blersch, D.M and Kaur, K. (2015) Preliminary development of 3D printed custom substrata for benthic algal biofilms. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2(1):12-19. doi:10.1089/3dp.2014.0024.
  • Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K., Woltag*, H. (2014) Characterizing the carbon footprint of wood pallet logistics. Forest Products Journal. 64(7/8):232–241. doi: dx.doi.org/10.13073/FPJ-D-14-00011. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Chapter 11: Metrology and Inspection. De Garmo’s Materials and Processes in Manufacturing. 11th Edition. Black, J T., and Kosher, R.A. Wiley. 1184 pages. (forthcoming)
  • Carrano, A.L., Erin, R.* and Sudit, M. (2013). An MIP approach to the U-line balancing problem with proportional worker throughput. Book Chapter. Progress in Material Handling Research. Ed: Montreuil, B., Carrano, A.L., Gue, K., de Koster, R., Ogle, M., Smith, J. pp: 112-130. ISBN: 978-1-882780-17-5.
  • Kataria*, H., Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K. (2012). Modeling of tooling-workpiece interactions on random surfaces. Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Volume 2012. Article ID 807018. doi: 10.1155/2012/807018. Impact Factor=0.766.
  • Mazeika-Bilbao*, A., Carrano, A.L., Hewitt, M., and Thorn, B.K. (2011). On the environmental impact of pallet management operations. Management Research Review. Vol 34., Issue 11. pp: 1222-1236.
  • Briceno*, C.M., Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K., Esterman, M. (2009). A design optimization framework to estimate environmental impacts of design decisions in consumer products. Journal of Green Building. Vol 4., No. 2, pp: 141-149. Impact Factor=0.640.
  • Carrano, A.L., Kuhl, M.E., and Marshall, M.M. (2008). Integration of an assembly systems engineering laboratory module. International Journal of Engineering Education. Vol 24. No.5. pp: 1012-1017. Impact Factor=0.810.
  • Carrano, A.L. and Thorn, B.K. (2007). A multidisciplinary approach to sustainable product and process design. IEEE Engineering Management Review. Reprint for special issue in Sustainable Design. Vol 35. Issue No. 3. pp: 57. doi: 10.1109/EMR.2007.4296427. Impact Factor=3.380.
  • Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K., and Lopez*, G. (2007). An integer programming approach to the construction of trend-free experimental plans on split-plot designs. Journal of Manufacturing Systems. Vol 25. No 1. pp: 39-44. doi:10.1016/S0278-6125(06)80031-2. Impact Factor=2.456.
  • Carrano, A.L., Vora*, B.S, Sahin, F.E, and Lemaster. R.L. (2007). Monitoring of abrasive loading for optimal belt cleaning or replacement. Forest Products Journal. 57(5):78-83. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L., Plaz* C.R., Wood*, C.R., and Guedez, E. (2006). User-driven design of low-cost, low environmental impact solar ovens for rural populations in developing countries. Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Development. Vol. 1(1). Pages: 1-12. doi: 10.3992/2166-2517-1.1.1 .
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L., and Kandlikar, S.G. (2006). Characterization of the effect of surface roughness and surface texture on fluid flow: past, present and future. International Journal of Thermal Sciences. Vol 45. Issue 10. pp: 962-968. Impact Factor=3.168.
This paper was awarded a certificate from Elsevier/ScienceDirect as a top 10 most downloaded article from this journal in 2006.
  • Kandlikar, S.G., Schmitt, D., Carrano A.L. and Taylor, J.B. (2005). Characterization of surface roughness effects on pressure drop in single-phase flow in mini channels. Physics of Fluids. 17:1. American Institute of Physics. Impact Factor=2.186.
  • Carrano, A.L., and Taylor, J.B. (2005). Geometric modeling of engineered abrasive processes. Journal of Manufacturing Processes. Vol 7. Issue No. 1. Impact Factor=1.771
  • Carrano, A.L. and Thorn, B.K. (2005). A multidisciplinary approach to sustainable product and process design. Journal of Manufacturing Systems. Vol 24. No. 3. pp: 209-214. Impact Factor=2.456.
  • Carrano, A.L., Taylor, J.B., Young, R, Lemaster, R. and Saloni, D. (2004). A comparison of fuzzy modeling and statistical regression on abrasive wood machining. Forest Products Journal. 54(5):66-72. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Carrano, A.L., Taylor, J.B., and Lemaster, R.L. (2004). Machining induced subsurface damage of wood. Forest Products Journal. 54(1):85-91. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Carrano, A.L., Taylor, J.B., and Lemaster, R.L. (2002). Parametric characterization of peripheral sanding. Forest Products Journal. 52(9):44-50. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L., and Fathi, Y. (2000). Parametric Design and Optimization for a Non-Linear Precision X-Y Microstage.  Journal of Manufacturing Systems. Vol(19): 229-238. No. 4. Impact Factor=2.456.
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L. and Lemaster, R.L. (1999). Quantification of Process Parameters in a Wood Sanding Process. Forest Products Journal. 49(5):41-46. Impact Factor=0.400.
  • Carrano, A.L. and Taylor, J.B. (1999). Cooperative learning factories and their impact on learning styles. (Spanish). Tekhné Journal. Vol(3):17-25. Universidad Catolica Press. Venezuela.

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Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Carrano, A.L., Blersch, D.M., Kardel, K.*, Khoshkhoo, A.*. Understanding attachment preferences of benthic algae through controlled surface topographies on 3D printed substrata. 5th International Conference on Surface Metrology (ICSM 2016). April 4-7, 2016. Poznan, Poland.
  • Thorn, B.K, Carrano, A.L. Development of a sustainable engineering masters program: the path taken and lessons learned. 7th International Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD 2015). Vancouver, Canada. June 9-12, 2015.
  • Sriram*, S., Carrano, A.L., Kuhl, M.E., Thorn, B.K. A novel work-sharing protocol for U-shaped assembly lines. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference. A. Tolk, S.D. Diallo, I.O. Ryzhov, L. Yilmaz, S. Buckley, and J.A. Miller, eds. December 7-10, 2014. Savannah, Georgia. (paper link)
  • Carrano, A.L., Dannels, W. and Marshall, M.M. Integration of experiential Learning to develop problem solving skills in deaf and hard of hearing students. 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society of Engineering Education. Indianapolis, Indiana. June 15-18, 2014.
  • DeVierno*, A., Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L. Combining Life Cycle Assessment and Linear Regression analysis to determine significant design characteristics. ASME International Design Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2012. Chicago, Illinois. August 12-15, 2012.
  • Esterman Jr., M.E., Gujja, R., Proano, R., Krishna, K., Carrano, A.L. Design for assembly line performance: the link between DFA and line performance metrics. 2012 International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly. Boothroyd and Dewhurst DFMA. Providence, Rhode Island. June 12-13, 2012. (Paper link)
  • Thorn, B.K., Brownell, S. and Carrano, A.L. Development and Delivery of “Engineering for the Developing World”, a course supporting the masters programs in Sustainable engineering at RIT”. 4th International Conference of Education Research and Innovation. ICERI 2011. November 14-16, 2011. Madrid, Spain.
  • Sridharan*, A., Carrano, A.L., Bonzo, J.L. High pressure coolant effect on PVD coated inserts during end milling of Ti-6Al-4V. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2011. May 21-25, 2011. Reno, Nevada.
  • Carrano, A.L., Kaemmerlen, J.K., Mozrall, J.R. Systematic development of an experiential-based learning environment in engineering. 3rd International Conference of Education Research and Innovation. ICERI 2010. November 15-17, 2010. Madrid, Spain.
  • Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L., Brownell, S. Development and implementation of a sustainable engineering curriculum. International Conference of Education Research and Innovation. ICERI 2010. November 15-17, 2010. Madrid, Spain.
  • Mazeika*, A., Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K. Environmental impact analysis of pallet management. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2010. June 5-9, 2010. Cancun, Mexico.
  • Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L. “Integration of sustainable engineering into the industrial engineering curriculum”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2010. June 5-9, 2010. Cancun, Mexico.
  • Carrano, A.L., Kaemmerlen, J., Mozrall, J.R. Toyota Production Systems Lab: A unique environment to support experiential-based learning. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2010. June 5-9, 2010. Cancun, Mexico.
  • Briceno*, C.M., Carrano, A.L., Thorn, B.K., Esterman, M. An environmental-impact optimization framework for assessing trade-offs in consumer product development. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2008. May 17-21, 2008. Vancouver, Canada
  • Thorn, B.K., Wood*, C.R., Carrano, A.L. “Economic and environmental impacts of collecting waste cooking oil for biodiesel production”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2008. May 17-21, 2008. Vancouver, Canada
  • Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L. “Development of Master’s Programs in Sustainable Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology”. 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and exposition. American Society of Engineering Education. June 22-25, 2008. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Thorn, B.K. and Carrano, A.L. “Integrating sustainable product development into the engineering curriculum”. American Society of Engineering Education. ASEE St. Lawrence Section Annual Conference. November 17-18, 2006. Cornell University. Ithaca, New York.
  • Thorn, B.K., Carrano, A.L., Wood, C.R., and Plaz*, C.R. “Design, development and deployment of low impact solar ovens for impoverished populations”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2006. May 20-24, 2006. Orlando, Florida.
  • Carrano, A.L. and Thorn, B.K. ”A multidisciplinary approach to sustainable product and process design ”. CIRP International Conference in Manufacturing Engineering Education. pp 43-49. June 22-25, 2005. San Luis Obispo, California.
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L., and Kandlikar, S.G. “Characterization of the effect of surface roughness and texture on fluid flow: Past, present and future”. (Keynote). Proceedings of ASME-ICMM 2005. 3rd International Conference on Microchannels and Minichannels. ASME. June 13-15, 2005. Toronto, Canada.
  • Stiebitz, P.H., Carrano, A.L., Taylor, J.B., Plaz, C.R., and Mestry, S. “Swarm of microsystem particles for multi-axial morphogenic rapid prototyping”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2005. May 14-18, 2005. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Kandlikar, S. G, Schmitt, D., Carrano, A.L. and Taylor, J.B. “Characterization of surface roughness effects on pressure drop in single-phase flow in mini/micro channels”. (Keynote). Transport Phenomena in Micro and NanoDevices. Engineering Conference International (ECI). October 17-21, 2004. Kona Coast, Island of Hawaii.
  • Carrano, A.L. and Thorn, B.K. “The construction of trend-free experimental plans on two-level split-plot designs”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2004. May 15-19, 2004. Houston, Texas.
  • Carrano, A.L., Mehta*, B and Low, J.C. “Response surface methodology in RAM EDM processes”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2004. May 15-19, 2004. Houston, Texas.
  • Kuhl, M.E, and Carrano A.L. “Collaborative development and integration of laboratory material utilizing a flexible manufacturing cell”. American Society of Engineering Education ASEE St. Lawrence Annual meeting and conference. October 24-25, 2003. Queen’s University. Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Carrano, A.L, Kuhl, M.E., and Marshall, M.M. ”Design and implementation of an experiential assembly systems engineering laboratory module”. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. June 22-25, 2003. Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Carrano, A.L. “Effect of abrasive tooling geometry on roughness descriptors.” Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC2003. May 18-21, 2003. Portland, Oregon.
  • Saloni, D.F., Lemaster, R.L., and Carrano, A.L. “Comparison between geometric shapes of engineered abrasives on material removal and surface quality.- Part II.” Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC2003. May 18-21, 2003. Portland, Oregon.
  • Vainrub, R., Carrano, A.L, and Taylor, J.B. “Strategic global alliances in engineering education.” Ninth International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems, IEMS 2003. March 17-19, 2003. Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  • Saloni, D.F., Lemaster, R.L., and Carrano, A.L. “Traditional versus engineered abrasive on material removal and surface quality”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC2002. May 19-22, 2002. Orlando, Florida.
  • Carrano, A.L., Taylor, J.B., and Lemaster, R.L. “Geometric modeling of engineered abrasive processes”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC2001. May 20-22, 2001. Dallas, Texas.
  • Taylor, J.B., Lemaster, R.L., and Carrano, A.L. “Surface generation modeling, assessment and optimization in wood machining”. Forest Product Society Annual Meeting. June 18-21, 2000. Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
  • Carrano, A.L. and Taylor, J.B. “Process modeling of abrasive machining in wood industry”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC2000. May 21-23, 2000. Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Taylor, J.B., Lemaster, R.L., and Carrano, A.L. “Experimental modeling of the sanding process – The relationship between input and output parameters”. 14th International Wood Machining Seminar. IWMS 14. September 13-18, 1999. Paris, France.
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L. and Lemaster, R.L. “Assessment of surface quality of machining processes in the wood-based furniture industry”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC99. May 23-24, 1999. Phoenix, Arizona
  • Taylor, J.B., Carrano, A.L. and Decrescenzo, E.J. “Parameter Design and Optimization of a Kinematic Coupling Mechanism”. Industrial Engineering Research Conference IERC98. May 9-10, 1998. Banff, Alberta. Canada.

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