dr. (Tobias) T Brandt

dr. (Tobias) T Brandt
Visiting lecturer Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Department of Technology and Operations Management
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Tobias Brandt is Assistant Professor of Business Information Management at the Department of Technology and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He is also a high-performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).

Tobias' research investigates the digital transformation of businesses and cities. He particularly focuses on smart power systems, innovative urban mobility solutions, and an improved understanding of the dynamics of urban tourism and crime. Tobias' work has received best paper awards at both the International Conference on Information Systems and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences and he has published in leading journals at the interface of information and operations management, such as the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of Management Information Systems, Transportation Science, Information & Management, and the European Journal of Information Systems. His research on urban mobility and spatial analytics has been supported by two Microsoft Azure for Research Awards and an IBM Faculty Award.

Tobias is teaching in the undergraduate, graduate and MBA programs of RSM. For his introductory course to Business Information Management, he received the SR Professor Award in 2019 and the RSM Innovative Teaching Award in 2020.

Before joining RSM, Tobias received his PhD from the University of Freiburg, Germany, from which he also holds a diploma degree in economics. He has been a visiting scholar with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on multiple occasions, as well as with the University of Texas at Austin. Tobias is also co-founder of the urban data science startup Geospin, in which he continues to be involved. During the course of his career, Tobias has been involved in data science projects with a variety of industry partners, including Siemens, Bosch, and ZF.

  • N Goby, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2020) - How a German Manufacturing Company Set Up Its Analytics Lab - Harvard Business Review Press

  • Samaneh Bagheri, Tobias Brandt, Haydee Sheombar & Marcel van Oosterhout (2021) - Value creation through urban data platforms - Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for BOLD Cities
  • Ayman Abdelwahed, Pieter L. van den Berg & Tobias Brandt (2019) - Enabling sustainable public transport in smart cities through real-time decision support - [link] - Association for Information Systems
  • N Goby, Tobias Brandt, S Feuerriegel & D Neumann (2016) - Business Intelligence for Business Processes: The Case of IT Incident Management - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2033.9604 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt, J Cudden, Wolf Ketter, D Prendergast, M Sakurai & RT Watson (2016) - Smart cities and the role of IS research in improving urban life
  • C Willing, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2016) - Sharing is Caring - Understanding the Relationship Between the Sharing Economy and Sustainable Mobility - AIS
  • G Gust, C Flath, Tobias Brandt, P Ströhle & D Neumann (2016) - Bringing Analytics into Practice: Evidence from the Power Sector - AIS
  • J Bendler, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2016) - An Open Door May Tempt a Saint - Data Analytics for Spatial Criminology - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3868.9689 - AIS
  • K Klemmer, C Willing, S Wagner & Tobias Brandt (2016) - Explaining Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Carsharing: A Case Study of Amsterdam - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3510.8721 - AIS
  • C Willing, G Gust, Tobias Brandt, S Schmidt & D Neumann (2016) - Enhancing Municipal Analytics Capabilities to Enable Sustainable Urban Transportation - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1509.6727 - AIS
  • G Gust, W Biener, Tobias Brandt, K Dallmer-Zerbe, D Neumann & B Wille-Haussmann (2016) - Decision Support for Distribution Grid Planning - doi: 10.1109/ENERGYCON.2016.7514135 - IEEE
  • S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2015) - Data Analytics in Free-Floating Carsharing: Evidence from the City of Berlin - doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2015.112 - IEEE (Best Paper Award)
  • S Wagner, C Willing, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2015) - Data Analytics for Location-Based Services: Enabling User-Based Relocation of Carsharing Vehicles - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1595.6966 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt, N DeForest, M Stadler & D Neumann (2014) - Power Systems 2.0: Designing an Energy Information System for Microgrid Operation - AIS
  • S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2014) - Smart City Planning – Developing an Urban Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles - AIS
  • J Bendler, Tobias Brandt, S Wagner & D Neumann (2014) - Investigating Crime-to-Twitter Relationships in Urban Environments – Facilitating a Virtual Neighborhood Watch - AIS
  • N DeForest, M Stadler, G Cardoso, Tobias Brandt & S (Sankar) Narayanan (2014) - Enabling broad adoption of distributed PV-storage systems via supervisory planning and control - ACEEE
  • Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2014) - When Common Knowledge Becomes Common Doubt -?? Modeling IT-Induced Ambiguities about the Strategic Situation as Reasons for Flash Crashes - doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2014.155 - IEEE (Nominated for Best Paper Award)
  • S Wagner, Tobias Brandt, M Kleinknecht & D Neumann (2014) - In Free-Float: How Decision Analytics Paves the Way for the Carsharing Revolution - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2420.4645 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt, S Feuerriegel & D Neumann (2013) - Shaping a Sustainable Society: How Information Systems Utilize Hidden Synergies between Green Technologies - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1896.176 - AIS (Best Conference Theme Paper Award)
  • S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2013) - Beyond Mobility - An Energy Informatics Business Model for Vehicles in the Electric Age - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt (2013) - Information Systems in Automobiles – Past, Present, and Future Uses - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3337.9688 - AIS
  • S Busse, V El Khatib, Tobias Brandt, J Kranz & LM Kolbe (2013) - Understanding the Role of Culture in Eco-Innovation Adoption – An Empirical Cross-Country Comparison - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3993.3280 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt, Y Tian, M Hedwig & D Neumann (2012) - Autonomic Management of Software as a Service Systems with Multiple Quality of Service Classes - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3600.1124 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt & C Bodenstein (2012) - Evaluating Scheduling Methods for Energy Cost Reduction in a Heterogeneous Data Center Environment - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1502.9604 - AIS
  • Tobias Brandt, S Wagner & D Neumann (2012) - Road to 2020: IS-Supported Business Models for Electric Mobility and Electrical Energy Markets - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3862.2565 - AIS

  • Tobias Brandt (2015) - IT Solutions for the Smart Grid: Theory, Application, and Economic Assessment - doi: 10.1007/978-3-658-12415-1 - Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

  • Tobias Brandt (16 August 2017) - Twitter wijst onverwachte toeristische hotspots aan - Interview

Geospin GMBH

Start date approval
February 2020
End date approval
February 2023
Financial management of co-founded company

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