Contact CFES

Center for Future Energy Systems

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
George Low Building CII 8015
110 8th Street, Troy, NY USA 12180-3590
Phone: (518) 276-6754 
Fax: (518) 276-2387

Dr. Jian Sun, PhD

Director, Center for Future Energy Systems
Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
P: 518-276-8297 | F: 518-276-6844
Office: CII 8015


Brian Apkarian
Director Business Development
P: 518-276-6953 | F: 518-276-2387
Office: CII 8015

Research Scientist - Energy Materials & Devices Lab Manager
P: 518-276-3849 | F: 518-276-2387
Office: CII 8111

Ji Ke
Research Scientist - DER Systems Integration Lab
P: 518-276-8132 | F: 518-276-2387
Office: CII 8113

Mike Austin
Business Administrator
P: 518-276-6950  |  F: 518-276-2387
Office: CII 8015

Lisa McGill
Administrative Specialist
P: 518-276-6754 | F: 518-276-2387
Office: CII 8015

Directions to Campus


You can park in the Public Safety & Parking Access Offices’ parking lot located just past the pedestrian bridge, on your left. Campus parking permits are available for purchase at the Public Safety & Parking Access Office. Metered parking is also available on 15th Street and in the Academy Hall lot on the corner of 15th Street & College Avenue. View parking and campus map.


Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
555 East St, Rensselaer, NY 12144 518-462-5763 From Amtrak station: Capitaland Taxi has taxis available outside the station. For more information or to arrange a ride, visit the taxi stand inside the station across from the Hudson News shop, or go to the taxi stand outside the station. The trip between Amtrak and downtown Troy/CFES will take about 20 minutes and will cost $25+.

Albany International Airport
737 Albany-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211 518-242-2200 From Albany International Airport: Capitaland Taxi operates a taxi stand inside the airport across from baggage claim. The trip from the Albany airport to downtown Troy/CFES will cost ~$30.

Capitaland Taxi: 518-426-1405
Black & White Taxi: 518-272-8248