Faculty Work

Gabrielle Brainard

Lecturer Gabrielle Brainard Office: Greene Building, Room # 302 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio Gabrielle Brainard, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect and educator specializing in enclosure design. She has worked as a façade consultant with Heintges and Associates, and as a senior technical architect with SHoP Architects. At SHoP, her projects included the […]

William Bergman

Fabrication Lab Manager Bill Bergman Office: Greene Building, Room # 014 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-6870 Bio William Bergman received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from Alfred University in 1996 after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Studio Art/Sculpture from the College of Saint Rose. He has since been a sculpture technician […]

Francis Bitonti

Adjunct Professor FRANCIS BITONTI Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: bitonf@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Francis A. Bitonti is an architect/designer and researcher based in New York. Francis holds a Masters of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a BFA from Long Island University in Digital Media. Francis has worked in a variety of design offices and […]

Lonn Combs

Associate Professor Lonn Combs Office: Greene Building, Room #304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio Lonn Combs studied architecture at the University of Kentucky in the United States, where he received his first professional degree in architecture in 1992. He later received a post-professional degree at Columbia University in New York City, in 2001. Lonn Combs […]

Demetrios Comodromos

Lecturer Demetrios Comodromos Office: Greene Building, Room #304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio Demetrios Comodromos received his Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2002, and a Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in 2004 and since 2010 has been a registered and nationally accredited Architect.  Since leaving Rensselaer, Demetrios has […]

Gustavo Crembil

Associate Professor Gustavo Crembil Office: Greene Building (mezzanine), Room # 109 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-2037 Bio Gustavo Crembil holds a Master of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Diploma of Architect from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina. A former Fulbright scholar, he has received several grants and awards, among others: Unesco-Aschberg, and Argentina’s […]

Adam Dayem

Adjunct Professor Adam Dayem Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: dayema@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Adam Dayem is an architect and educator based in Brooklyn, New York.  He is the principal of actual/office, an architecture and design studio founded in 2004.  actual/office takes on a wide variety of work including multi-family housing, exhibit design, furniture […]

Yael Erel

Adjunct Professor Yael Erel Office: Greene Building, 102 Email: erely2@rpi.edu Phone: (518) 276-4060 BIO Yael Erel, is an architect, educator and light artist. Her architectural life interweaves light optics research with academic teaching and practice as ways to understand and explore ideas in built form. Erel is a licensed architect in New York and registered architect […]

Fleet Hower

Lecturer Fleet Hower Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: howerj@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Bachelor of Arts- Georgetown University Master of Architecture – University of Pennsylvania Master of Landscape Architecture- University of Pennsylvania Fleet Hower is a designer and educator with expertise in computational methodologies. He holds a Master of Architecture and a Master of […]

Lydia Kallipoliti

Assistant Professor Lydia Kallipoliti Office: Greene Building, M112 Email: *protected email*Phone: Lydia Kallipoliti is an architect, engineer and scholar, with a Diploma in Architecture and Engineering from A.U.Th in Greece, a SMArchS in design and building technology from M.I.T, as well as a Master of Arts and a PhD from Princeton University. Prior to teaching at […]

Bryan Kim

Adjunct Professor Bryan Kim Office: Greene Building, Room # 1o2 Email: kimb7@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-6464 Bio Bryan Kim is a designer with a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University where he received the WIlliam G. and Virginia Chester Scholarship. He also holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Southern California where he graduated magna cum […]

Ted Krueger

Associate Professor & Graduate Director Ted Krueger Office: Greene Building, Room #106 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518 276-2562 Bio Ted Krueger holds a PhD in Architecture (by design) from RMIT, and a professional Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University following graduate work in architectural history at the University of Chicago and an eclectic undergraduate […]

Will Laufs

Bedford Chair Visiting Faculty: Will Laufs Office: Greene Building Email: laufsw@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 BIO Will Laufs works in the field of structural, façade engineering and specialty structures design in North America and worldwide, focusing on the use of new materials, energy efficiency, transparent glass enclosures, challenging international structures with complex geometries, and architectural building elements, where 3D […]

Carla Leitao

Adjunct Professor Carla Leitao Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Carla Leitao is an architect and writer that lives and works in New York, USA and Lisbon, Portugal. She is the co-founder, with Ed Keller, of AUM Studio in NY and Umasideia in Lisbon. She has taught architecture studios […]

Edwin Liu

Adjunct Professor Edwin Liu Edwin Liu holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California State Polytechnic, Pomona and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He is the principal of ISOFORM, a design consultancy that pursues novel design through the creation of spaces, objects, […]

Ivan Markov

Associate Professor Ivan Markov Office: Greene Building, Room 006 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-2011 Bio Ivan Markov holds Ph.D. and M.Sc. Degrees in Structural Engineering from Cornell University. He received M.Sc. in Architecture along with specialization in Housing and B.Sc. in CEE from Belgrade University. He specialized in FR Concrete at TH Delft. Prior to […]

Mark Mistur

Associate Professor & Associate Dean Mark Mistur Office: Greene Building, Room # 302 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-6868 Bio Mark Mistur is the Associate Dean of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His teaching and research focuses on innovations driven by performance criteria but he remains equally concerned with phenomena, the human experience and social consequences […]

Ted Ngai

Lecturer: Ted Ngai Office: Greene Building, Room # 304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 or 212-618-3959 Bio Ted Ngai is the founder of atelier nGai, an interdisciplinary research, design, and development laboratory, where he and his team develop advanced prototyping systems that explore the physiology of architectural, urban, and ecological environments. His main research area is […]

Michael Oatman

Associate Professor Michael Oatman Office: Greene Building, Room # 113 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-3188 Bio Artist Michael Oatman calls his practice ‘the poetic interpretation of documents’. His collages and installations integrate thousands of found, modified and handmade components, including artifacts of material culture, painting, drawing, video, and food.  These architectural ‘unvironments’ have been installed […]

Zbigniew Oksiuta

Lecturer Zbigniew Oksiuta Office: Greene Building, Room # 304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio Zbigniew Oksiuta is an architect and artist experimenting with the possibility of designing biological structures.  He studied at The Faculty of Architecture, The Warsaw University of Technology. Oksiuta concentrates on reducing his research of space to the very necessary minimum: […]

Stefano Passeri

Lecturer Stefano Passeri Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Bio Stefano Passeri is an Italian-born architect. He holds a Master of Architecture with Distinction from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), a Bachelor of Science from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, and a Master of Philosophy from the University of London. […]

Chris Perry

Assistant Professor. Head of Graduate Studies Director, Geofutures Post Professional Program in Architecture and Urbanism Chris Perry Office: Greene Building, Room # 105 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8435 [portfolio_slideshow slideheight=460] Bio Chris Perry is co-principal of the experimental design practice, pneumastudio, and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he is Head of Graduate Studies, […]

Stephen Riley

Adjunct Professor Stephen Reilly Office: Greene Building, Room 102 Email: stephen.reilly.aia@gmail.com Phone: 518-276-3034 Bio Stephen F. Reilly is a licensed architect and LEED Accredited Professional with more than 20 years’ experience working on some of the most important historic structures in the United States. He has a strong materials conservation and technical background, and he […]

Alexandra Rempel

Assistant Professor ALEXANDRA REMPEL. Office: Greene Building, Room # 108 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-4060 Alexandra Rempel is a building scientist focusing on passive solar heating and natural ventilation systems. She is also a sunspace designer and performance consultant. Recent projects include field monitoring and mathematical modeling of Pacific Northwest sunspaces, direct-gain spaces, and thermal […]

Lauren Thomsen

Adjunct Faculty Lauren Thomsen Office: Greene Building, first floor Email: thoms13@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-6464 Bio Lauren Thomsen, a LEED AP BD+C accredited professional, holds a Master of Architecture degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she was awarded the Henry Adams AIA medal as well as the Founders award of Excellence.  She currently works as an architectural designer […]

Anthony Titus

Assistant Professor Anthony Titus Office: Greene Building, Room # 009 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-6861 Bio Anthony Titus is the founder of Anthony Titus Studio an interdisciplinary practice based in New York City. His studio has been a laboratory for the exploration of ideas related to the contemporary practices of art and architecture. Over the […]

Kelly Winn

Adjunct Professor Kelly Winn Office: Greene Building, First Floor Email: *protected email* Phone: Bio Kelly Winn is an Adjunct Professor for the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an architectural researcher with the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology. His PhD dissertation focused on the application of digital parametric design optimization and fabrication […]

Lydia Xynogala

Adjunct Professor Lydia Xynogala Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Lydia Xynogala is a designer and educator. She holds an M. Arch II from Princeton, a B. Arch from The Cooper Union and a BSc from the Bartlett (UCL). At Cooper Union she was the recipient of the Irma […]


Evan Douglis, Professor


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