River through woodsWelcome to my academic website which summarizes the work of our research group. I am proud of the team of students, faculty and other collaborators as well as the laboratory facilities we have built across three universities over the years: Rochester Institute of Technology, Auburn University, and Georgia Southern University.

Since the mid-1990s, most of my research has involved fabricated surfaces in some fashion: assessment of surface parameters, surface metrology in various manufacturing processes, optimization of surface characteristics, computer surface modeling, and random surface generators, among others.

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More recently, in the last few years, we have focused our efforts on the design of customized surfaces using additive manufacturing (3D Printing). In particular, the design and fabrication of surfaces targeted at promoting or discouraging the development of biosystems by elucidating the topographical preferences of benthic algae and bacteria. For more information, please feel free to contact me by phone at +1 912.478.5473 or via email at acarrano@georgiasouthern.edu.