Address & Contact Information

The Cognitive and Immersive Systems Lab (CISL)
Curtis R. Priem Experimental and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
110 8th Street Troy, NY 12180 USA

Phone: 518.276.3918

Administrative Contact

Maura Marsett
Administrative Coordinator 
Phone: 518-276-6354


Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
555 East St, Rensselaer, NY 12144
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/CBIS will take about 20 minutes and will cost $25+.

Albany International Airport
737 Albany-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211
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/CBIS will cost $30.

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


Directions to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


You may park in the visitor lot located across from the pedestrian bridge. Campus parking permits are available for purchase at the RPI Parking and Transportation Office. City of Troy metered parking is also available on 15th Street. If you would like to arrange for a parking pass prior to your arrival on campus, please contact CISL Administrative Coordinator Maura Marsett at