Frederick J. Carranti


  • MSME, Syracuse University, 1994

Lab/Center Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial Assessment Center

Research Interests:

  • Industrial energy systems
  • Engineering education
  • Design methodologies
  • Second-law analysis

Current Research:

Professor Carranti’s research interests are industrial energy systems, engineering education, design methodologies.

Currently he is working on teaching systems and methods development as part of a team within the College of Engineering and Computer Science exploring educational Best Practices. He is also Associate Director of the U.S Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center.

Teaching Interests:

  • Energy systems
  • Engineering design
  • Machine design


  • The US Department of Energy Industrial Technologies Program Industrial Assessment Center of Excellence Award, 2009.
  • The Filtertech, PTS and SGT Award for Teaching Excellence in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, 2009.

Select Publications:

Raciti, S., Fahey, T., Hall, B., Driscoll, C., Carranti, F., Foster, D., Gwyther, P., Jenkins, J., Hamburg, S., Neill, C., Ollinger, S., Peery, B., Quigley, E., Sherman, R., Thomas, R., Vadeboncoeur, M., Weinstein, D., Wilson, G., Woodbury, P., Yandik, W., Local Scale Carbon Budgets and Mitigation Opportunities for the Northeastern United States, Bioscience, Vol. 62 No.1, January, 2012.

Callahan, E., Carranti, F. J., Editors, Willatt, W., et alia, Authors, Applied Sustainability Pilot Data Collection and Analysis Training Manual, Syracuse University, 2009. (Submitted for distribution to U. S. Department of Energy.)

Invited Lecture: “A Primer on Energy Conservation for SME’s”, at Benefit the Planet and Your Bottom Line: Sustainability Strategies for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, October 30, 2008

Invited Lecture: “Compilation of NYSERDA-Sponsored Marketplace and Tech Transfer Studies”, at CHP in NYS: Past, Present, and Future Conference, June 9-11, 2008, Brooklyn, New York.